What does a woman who has given up shopping, can’t drink alcohol and can’t eat solid food give up for lent? Apart from the will to live that is…
This was the question that I was pondering last night as I lay in bed unable to get to sleep, wishing that it was within my power to give up insomnia. I considered giving up procrastinating but then my heart sunk as I thought about my to do list and realised I didn’t really want to tackle anything on it today, or tomorrow for that matter.
Then I thought about my potty mouth and so decided to give up swearing because let’s face it, it’s neither big nor clever even if there is something very satisfying about spewing forth a massive string of expletives. So for Lent I shall be watching my P’s and Q’s but also I have decided to harness the power of turning 30 and try to embrace the power of positive thinking by giving up negativity for Lent.
I know I know, why break the habit of a lifetime right? But it’s got to be worth a try. I know it’s not going to be easy as internally whining negativity is my fallback position and I am about to go back to work after a few weeks off which may prove tricksy but intention is 9/10ths of the law (or something) so I’m going to give it a go.
What have you given up for Lent?