Daily Challenge For Jens Sake

I have just signed up on a daily challenge site. It is very easy to sign-up, you just use your Facebook account. I read about this on Lifehacker and decided to check it out. So far I like what I see. Then again it is only Day 1.

I will be setting this up as a month of September blog challenge, so not only will I have to keep on the ball on Facebook but, also on For Jens Sake. If you would like to take part click the link and let’s connect. The more the merrier, I say. We can keep each other motivated. Let’s go!!!

Today’s Daily Challenge Thursday Sep. 01, 2011
Emotional Health
EVERYDAY WELL-BEING
Identify a problem that has been worrying you, then write it down and brainstorm 2 solutions.
How to do it
Write down one problem or issue that you are concerned about. Spend a few moments thinking of two solutions, and then write the solutions next to the problem. If there is one solution that seems stronger, circle it and think about how to implement it.

Why it matters
When we’re really worried about an issue, it’s easy to spend time over-thinking it. With too much thinking and too little action, people become stressed about a problem. Taking the action to brainstorm solutions and select one to potentially put into action lessens some of the stress created by the problem.

Fun Fact
The song “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1988. It was the first a capella song to do so.

My Problem:
Money… (Isn’t that everyone’s problem these days? It’s my daughter’s Sweet 16 this year and she didn’t get a Quincenera last year so this year is the big celebration. Also major holidays are almost upon us and as always we have no money saved for gifts.)

-____-

Solution 1:
Win the poetry contest and get that $1000. (Ok, not technically a solution although, it would solve the problem. LOL Sorry, I cannot be serious 100% of the time.)

Solution 2:
Stop worrying about it… because every year we make out just fine when the holidays come.

I choose solution 2! You see… don’t be so serious and let worry consume you because in the end things have a way of working themselves out. If you don’t believe me see Why It Matters above!!!

Ok, it’s your turn. Join in on the Daily Challenge; Facebook it, Blog it, Live it, Love it!!!

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11 thoughts on “Daily Challenge For Jens Sake

    • InJensMind says:

      It’s ok. There may be one you want to participate in. By all means you don’t need to sign up if you are too busy. I am posting it here not only to recruit but, just incase someone wants to try out a few here and there.
      Thank you for visiting and commenting.

    • InJensMind says:

      A quincenera is a huge party for Latinas who turn 15 years old. It is a coming of age ritual. The young ladies dress in frilly prom looking dresses and there is a lot of dancing. It also includes something with the Catholic church. Which is one of the reasons we didn’t do it besides the fact, she didn’t want one.
      Yes, stressing is easy. I do it far too much.
      Thank you for visiting and commenting.

    • InJensMind says:

      Thank you. Winning the poetry contest would be wonderful but, something tells me it’s too easy of a solution and there isn’t a real lesson to be learned there so most likely the universe will force me onto another path. LOL
      Here’s hoping though. 😀
      Thank you for visiting and commenting.

    • InJensMind says:

      Hi Alicia. Thank you so much for taking the time to check out my post. I am enjoying the Daily Challenges and so far so are the people who have joined me on the site and who read my blog. Have a safe and wonderful Labor Day weekend!

Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be bold, proclaim it everywhere: They only live who dare. -Voltaire

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