The other day, I was having what felt like a really bad day. I got up late, missed an appointment, and things just started going downhill from there.
I was overwhelmed by everything that needed doing, the news of the day was depressing, and on top of everything else, the crises of some people I loved were weighing on me. It just felt like everything was going wrong and I have to confess, I started getting grumpy and irritable (hard to believe, I know).
But all of a sudden, I heard my own voice in my head. In my classes at Rhema, on the last day I used to leave my students with a little gem I call my “Bad Day Checklist.” Because, as I promised them, everyone was going to have a bad day, and here was a checklist you could pull out to remind yourself of the good stuff, and get that attitude back in line.
Ha! I needed it on my bad day! So I pulled it out. And you know what? It worked. So I thought I’d share it with you. Here are the things to ask yourself if you’re having a bad day...