We hold on to our fears, frustrations, and anger when we don’t know how to handle it or function without it. When we make a good decision, we let go of the pain of the past and let it be what it is, a memory.
For most of us, we aren’t at risk from environmental dangers, but relational ones. This doesn’t mean they are less deadly. We can be killed socially — isolated and alone can feel the same as being dead.
Days are dominos, but not a fatalistic end. Yes, there are windows of opportunity that you can maximize (which singular focus helps scout these opportunities), but if you miss the domino today, pick it up and place it tomorrow. There’s time to do it.
You’ve got some chaos going on. It could be a bunch of todos pilling up or a tragic event. I get it. Whatever levels of chaos you’re experiencing, it’s a worthy skill to be able to turn it into sanity. Here’s how…
We don’t like to wait. Instant gratification is built into our lives (more so in America). Getting what we want right now has become a staple of our culture. Everything is on demand. When we want something, we want it NOW.
Fear is an irrational component that comes along with activity. Just like making my first few calls today, the harness and steel cabling in that situation should have been my training as a phone sales professional, but the pit in my stomach was still there.
It’s easy to pretend that you’re successful, moving from one task to the next, staying busy, on the go, making moves.
I’ve had a lot of time to lay a different foundation for my life. It’s like planting seeds on alien soil—it’s not much right now but I know that with enough care and special treatment, life will flourish.
I’m convinced that the magic of life can be found in communication with other people. Part of my daily plan is to spend more time reaching out to people. Everyone agrees that networking is important, but most people, myself included, rely on passive networking.