By Marlena and Moose
Midway through January, any New Year’s resolutions you made are more than two weeks old by now. How’s that going for you?
Has that ceremonially consumed Final Cinnabon of 2008 and Forever More turned out to be the Next to Final Cinnabon, or the Next to Next to Final Cinnabon? Is your new health club membership still somewhere in the stack of unopened mail? Is that pile of trendy books in the corner, still unread, calling out, “We’re still here, dummy!”
Well, there’s someone in your corner who will hasten to tell you you’re not a dummy if you’ve simply failed to meet external obligations you’ve placed on yourself at the behest of the world you live in. He’ll demonstrate to you that you’re besieged by “Shoulds” — the things we think we should do, the beliefs we think we should hold, the self image we think we should cultivate in order to impress the people we think we should impress.
That someone who’s here for you is none other than our very own Soap Shrink, Damon L. Jacobs, author of the immensely helpful book, Absolutely Shouldless: The Secret to Living the Stress-Free Life You Deserve, published by Morgan James Publishing.
Damon has become a mainstay on this site since joining Team Marlena last year. As regular readers know, Damon is [Read more…]