‘I May’ May: A New Spin on Commitment

I started the month thinking about its name and the possibilities inherent in the word “may.” Finishing up my third continuous month of daily commitment to a chosen goal, I thought about loosening the reins a little and going with the flow for a few weeks. I’d commit to daily meditation but would try to relax on some of the other “should/ought to” thoughts I’d built up over the previous months. “I need to do my weights.” “I should drink more water.” “I really ought to wear something other than pajamas to work.” Those would be replaced with “may” statements. “I may do some qi gong today.” “I may work on my blog post.” “I may put on pants at some point.” I thought I’d call this my “I may May.” As it turns out, that’s not quite what happened… After Moose’s dental surgery in April, things were going pretty … Continue reading…