Jan 19, 2021
annoyingly perky. There’s an old joke about a kid who is romping
around in a room full of horse manure, and someone stops her to
find out why she’s so happy. Her reply is that “with all this poop,
there must be a pony in here somewhere!”
about the meaning you give to any situation… ANY situation. I just
lost a dear friend, someone I thought of as a sister. And, as part
of my grieving her loss, I found a way to celebrate two things: 1.)
All the amazing times we had and the wonderful encouragement we
gave each other, and 2.) her passing reminded me that I actually
MUST get my message out. Also, the not so subtle reminder to share
your love with others.
point here is that I could choose to be devastated or I could
choose to be uplifted. I have been enriched by my friend. I will
miss her dearly. And I choose to focus on the good she brought to
all she touched.
- Optimism is a reflexive, learned skill - you
have to practice it to make it a part of you.
any situation, ask yourself, what’s the lesson and what’s the good
that can come from this.
truth about optimism is that it’s a choice you make every moment of
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