From time to time, life starts to feel so inane, so "according to plan", so like a grind, that the future looks like less like possibility and more like "not this shit again". I have an easy solution for this problem, and I bet most of you do too. Let's share. Post yours! Mental Health Morning, take 1, by Neduro: Get up: Wake up your partner: Escape the neighborhood: Go to the hills: Admire the sun coming up: Smile when you realize what you're not doing right now: Smile more when you realize what you are doing: In my case, this morning (but this isn't a necessary part of the drill) get turned back by snow: Enjoy the view: Then, reluctantly, back into the city... How do they get the crack into these things? Mmm, Fried Goodnesss... A smile for the commuters, because you know what you've been doing, and you know what they've been doing, and yours is better: Rejoining the pace of life, both literally and metaphorically: Good thing they make baby wipes... at the office by 8:15.