Doing New Things, Entertaining New Thoughts: The Bipolar Question of the Week

John McManamy Health Guide
  • I like to think that part of our recovery has to do with engaging in things we never would have considered five or ten years ago. For instance, these days, I frequently find myself saying this:

     

    “If you told me ten years ago I would be practicing the didgeridoo an hour a day, I would have said you were crazy.” 

     

    This year, my neurons have been playing ping-pong with the following thought: Should I get a tattoo?

     

    Seriously, if you had mentioned that to me five years ago ...

     

    Don’t worry, I’m not about to get a tattoo. Then again, who can say? It used to be that my chief concern had to do with what I would look like twenty years from now. But now I’m at that age where twenty years hence is just actuarial wishful thinking.

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    So maybe I will get that tattoo.

     

    It’s been several months since I’ve done a Question of the Week. Why don’t I give you two:

     

    What positive things are you doing now that you never would have dreamed of doing five or ten years ago?

     

    Tattoo - yes or no?

     

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Published On: September 29, 2014