Falling back into old patterns when tired

For various reasons I have not had good sleep in the past week or so and I notice that it is harder for me to do the thought work then. I fall back into my old familiar ways of thinking and behaving (especially around my kids and not being as present / patient as I want to be).

No major harm, but it’s not pleasant to experience after being so high on my own successes and progress. 🙂

I am wondering if this is common? I’m remembering what you said about the fact that we can’t fail at this, every so-called setback is just a learning experience, but I’m not quite seeing the learning right now. Need to get more sleep and clarity will probably come!

But any insight would be very welcome!