In whatever situation…be content.
We all know people who have gone
through terrible situations and yet manage to be upbeat and strong. They push ahead in their lives. We also know
others who have a sense of despair and disappointment in life. It seems to be a natural tendency to go one
way or the other. What makes some better and others bitter?
We want to encourage those who
are satisfied and we would like to support those who have a sense of
hopelessness. Being someone whose’ inner
strength rises above the outward fate, lets us know that they do not let their
circumstances define who they are.
Circumstances may not be ideal
right now. Research demonstrates that current circumstances account for only
10% of happiness (Lyubomirsky, Sonya “The How of Happiness”). This means that
we have the power to move beyond the circumstances we are currently in. Having a positive attitude will change your
environment for the better.
If you want your work life to
thrive, turn your focus to “your side of the fence” and watch it flourish.
gratitude – gestures from the heart are the best.
- Do not
focus on your losses - appreciate and enjoy what you already have.
rather than criticize – inspiration brings change.
time out for self-care.
attractive from the inside out.
- Do not
compare yourself to others. There is no one like you.
the initiative to learn new skills.
Bloom where you are planted!
Change your thoughts, attitude
and take a deep breath. “There is nothing like returning to a place that
remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.” Nelson
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to talk 800-882-1341.