Just because we make a promise doesn’t mean that we’ll remember it. Even if we made it sincerely, circumstances change, people move on, and something that was of great importance a while ago, can move to the back of our minds. You have a strong sense of duty. If you’re feeling a nagging worry that you’ve overlooked something, or someone, it’s time to let it go. The chances are high that you’ve either fulfilled your obligation, or that it’s no longer relevant. Take yourself off the hook. Cut yourself some slack.
(På bilden: Cut Him Some Slack)
Life is an action-packed soap opera. You, though, aren’t merely a member of the cast – you’re one of its writers.
You have a role, the scenario is set, but you decide how you’re going to respond to the unfolding drama. And, as if that’s not powerful enough, the role of producer is yours too.
You can influence the destiny of your character. It’s a role that requires wisdom. When you’re immersed in the action, it’s not easy to imagine how the scene will play out.
Remember, you have the power to call the shots. It’s your movie and you’re the movie🌟!
There’s something satisfying about planting a seed and watching it grow. But you need to be patient. You need a seed and soil too, and knowledge about the nutrients the plant needs. It’s possible that a shoot will appear, even if you’ve done little more than just stick it in the ground. But, to guarantee future flowers, you need to create the best conditions for your seedling. You can further your plans today, but doing the groundwork is the only way to ensure success.
Just who do you think is in charge of today? Who is directing the moves and making all the important decisions? It’s not who you think it is. The people who govern may appear to be in control, but they’re not as powerful as they believe. Nor are the oil magnates, or the wheelers and dealers who play with our finances. So, let me introduce you to the person who really does have centre stage, and who has the confidence to take a real turn for the better. OK, so you’ve guessed right. It’s you!
For some while now, I have been trying hard to declutter my life. Not just materially, tidying up old papers and items collected over the years, but emotionally too. This renewal process is undoubtedly healthy, but cutting away too harshly can bring back hurt, pain and sadness from an earlier time. Not everything from the past needs to go in the trash can. However, going direct once more, life suggests I will benefit from a gentle review rather than a wholesale clear-out. I can rediscover an overlooked opportunity. But I will not stop clean my life! Not now, not ever!
(Delar med mig av lite repriser de närmaste veckorna.)
Hur många gånger har du sagt till dig själv: ”Nej, det där klarar jag inte av?”
Och trott på det? Och låtit bli att ens försöka?
Faktum är att vi människor är kapabla att klara av de mest hemska saker – om situationen kräver det. Men det glömmer vi bort i vardagen och vi sätter ständigt upp hinder för oss själva. Varför är det så och hur kommer det sig att vi reagerar med rädsla och inte nyfikenhet och glädje när vi ställs inför nya utmaningar och situationer?
Hur kommer det sig att vi har så lätt att tro att vi inte kan och så svårt att tro att vi kan?
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Life is an action-packed soap opera. You, though, aren’t merely a member of the cast – you’re one of its writers. You have a role, the scenario is set, but you decide how you’re going to respond to the unfolding drama. And, as if that’s not powerful enough, the role of producer is yours too. You can influence the destiny of your character. It’s a role that requires wisdom. When you’re immersed in the action, it’s not easy to imagine how the scene will play out. But this week as all weeks, days and so on, you have the power to call the shots. You have the power! Use it!
It’s easy to turn a small matter into something critical. Or trivialise a situation that deserves more of our attention. What really counts is just doing ‘enough’ to make a difference. It involves the art of finding a balance between doing too much and too little – and finding this critical point of equilibrium takes practice. The first indication that you’ve found it is when things start to go well. It may well be that your current dilemma will take less energy to solve than you think. Go gently today.
Whenever we make a decision, we give something up. A piece of our potential future melts away. Then, before we know it, we’re taking steps on a new track towards our goal. But, what if you change your mind? Does it make you inconsistent or unreliable? Though it can be hard to stop the momentum, there are times when it needs to be done. You’ve got a very good reason to review a recent decision. There’s no good reason not to. This week, life brings you the courage to rethink, and, if necessary, reverse.
The phrase ‘No person is an island’ is popularly interpreted as meaning that we all have connections and communities that we can access. Yet the meaning extends to the influence we each have too. Every step you take has impact, both on others, and on the world around you. Though you might feel as if you don’t have much influence in a challenging situation, you’re not as invisible, or as incapable as you think. It’s worth making your voice heard today, tomorrow, next week and so on. Something can shift!