Given the daily dose of dire and depressing economic news, it’s not surprising that we tend to feel somewhat depressed as well. The signs include low energy and a general sense of fatigue and inertia. To remedy these ill effects, here is a practical, can-do tip to help you rise above the gray clouds of our gloomy economy and restore a sense of balance and perspective.
- Take stock of what matters. Be honest with yourself. Distinguish between what you want and what you really need. Do you really need that second cup of coffee, another pair of shoes, the latest electronic gizmo? Probably not. Rather than focus on your wants, reach out to someone else who is truly in need. Write a card or send a small care package to young person in a group home for foster care or a man or woman who is serving our country overseas.
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