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Sunday, February 23, 2014
Looking at the Glass Half Full Can Actually Quench Your Thirst!
A lot of things can go wrong in a week...but then again a lot of things can also go right! The way you look at things can change your perception of a whole situation: it's the difference between looking at the glass half full or half empty. When I view a situation sometimes I don't always have all the answers. However I do strive to find the hidden meanings and resulting implications that every situation brings. What is admirable is a person's first reaction and aiming to get it right each and every time.
There I was with my whole plan for how my week should run...little did I know how absolutely fabulous it would turn out in the end. Last Sunday I finished planning my 'big project' I was working on from late last year and most of this year and all I needed to do was add the finishing touches. However Monday found me in all sorts of moods...for no possible explanation! I was feeling fine for the most part, but just felt uninspired....lacklustre. You know what I mean...it was just one of those days. The result was me dialling a couple of my friends...of which only one had time to actually talk me out of my black hole. I'm not sure what exactly she told me, but somehow it worked!
I got out of my funk and decided to get back in front of my computer to do something meaningful...I opened up my manuscript that I hadn't touched since January and suddenly had a creative spurt...the result was me writing 3000 words in just a few hours...By night time I had written an entire chapter...By the following day I had written three chapters to my new book!! YaY for me:)
The next day I received a call for another fascinating opportunity that I was expecting and that same morning my article was also published on Elite Daily. I was on a roll. The mind is a very powerful thing that can create anything we desire. Many things can play a role in the way we choose to carry out our daily lives but we cannot allow to get sucked in by the distractions and negative energies around us.
Our minds are also very volatile and whether subconsciously or not we absorb a lot of things in our environment that are not always good for us. They come in many different disguises and have an impact on our psyche. If we do not channel or thoughts in the right way we can end up down a road that we don't want to travel.
It is important to remember that true and lasting happiness comes from within and is not dependent on any external factor(s). A lot of times we attach significance to people, situations and random things for our peace of mind, when in actuality these things should not play a role in our happiness. The sad part is that they do most of the time. When we are able to apply this rule to our own lives and live up to this ideal, we can change the way we perceive the world around us and conduct our affairs so that we can really focus on carrying on with this business of living a full and productive life.
This moment is important. I intend on guarding my thoughts which have the potential to transform my words and actions. I am thankful for all my special friends and family that help with this process. I am learning every day.
LIFE, LOVE, LEARN, LAUGH...
Peace & Love.