Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) is a real term used in healthcare that refers to daily basic self-care activities in an individual's residence, outdoor environment or both. The ability or inability that an individual performs their ADLs is a measure of the functional status of the individual, particularly the injured, those with disabilities and the elderly. Very young children require assistance from adults to perform ADLs since they have not yet developed the skills necessary to perform ADLs on their own.
Basic ADLs (bADLs) are the things we normally do such as bathing, dressing, feeding ourselves, functional mobility, personal hygiene and grooming. Instrumental ADLs (iADLs) are things such as housework, money management, preparing meals, shopping and work.
Sometimes it is necessary to review the rules of kindergarten to remember how to be nice to others and use Good manners. And sometimes we just need to go back to the basics of the 'Activities of Daily Living' in order to take better care of ourselves and start living Life rightly.
Below you will see 7 simple activities to accomplish at some point during the day all under the motivation of the the daily mentation question below. You have 24 hours to get through this question along with the 7 activities. READY? SET? GO!
NOVEMBER 1, --
What is the level of my calm and the level of my aggression?
NOVEMBER 2, --
What is the limit of my assistance or help?
NOVEMBER 3, --
Do I accept invitations and make them work in my Life or do I find a reason not to accept invitations and make them work?
NOVEMBER 4, --
If possessions have a cost and freedom has a cost, what does my spirituality cost?
NOVEMBER 5, --
In what way do I place myself above others?
NOVEMBER 6, --
In what ways do I need to redeem myself?
NOVEMBER 7, --
If you cannot be trusted with a little, how could you be entrusted with more?
NOVEMBER 8, --
When am I doing or giving for appearances only?
NOVEMBER 9, --
What is my temple? In other words, what or who do I really worship?
NOVEMBER 10, --
Do I only do what is required or do I go above and beyond the call of duty?
NOVEMBER 11, --
What does my gratitude look like?
NOVEMBER 12, --
When have I refused to acknowledge the obvious?
NOVEMBER 13, --
Like a bird of prey, what am I focused on from a distance?
NOVEMBER 14, --
Is there doubt in my Faith?
NOVEMBER 15, --
What did I miss out on because I was a slacker and lacked vigilance?
NOVEMBER 16, --
When I am faced with a once in a Lifetime opportunity, do I seize the moment or do I just think about it or wish upon it?
NOVEMBER 17, --
Why do I get so upset if someone I Love is ignored, mistreated, gossiped about or injured by someone else?
NOVEMBER 18, --
Does my fear make me sink or rise?
NOVEMBER 19, --
What action can I or will I take to bring about peace in my Life?
NOVEMBER 20, --
When was I chastised out of Love (tough Love)?
NOVEMBER 21, --
How well or how much do I think before I speak?
NOVEMBER 22, --
When did I tempt, persuade, encourage or succeed in getting someone else to do my dirty work for me?
NOVEMBER 23, --
Under what circumstances would it take for me to give 'all' that I have?
NOVEMBER 24, --
How easily do I recognize when my attention is pulled away from God and focused on less soulful and less spiritual things?
NOVEMBER 25, --
If everything happens for a reason, then why don't I pay closer attention?
NOVEMBER 26, --
When I am grateful, how do I express it?
NOVEMBER 27, --
When I see a sign or signal, do I heed it or do I ignore it?
NOVEMBER 28, --
What do I use as an excuse for not being all I can be?
NOVEMBER 29, --
How well can I take a hint or recognize a sign?
NOVEMBER 30, --
What can I not stop doing even if I tried?
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