February 10, 2012 @ 7:46 AM
Ok, I get it--you want to feel better about yourself, or you just want to feel better, but you don't want to put yourself through trying to meditate, or fill out a workbook, or fit in a daily practice to your schedule, or do guided visualizations of airy-fairy stuff, and if anyone tells you to do affirmations, you'll just barf. You've tried that stuff, or you can't imagine trying it, but you're sure it won't work, and you think people who do it have just drunk the koolaid. You don't want to waste your time or be a fool.
So where does that leave you? You have two choices. You can wait for something to happen to change how you feel, or you can do something to change how you feel. .........
February 7, 2012 @ 6:44 PM
If you read my last blog, you know I believe that constant failure is a sign that your expectations are unrealistic. However, frequent failure is normal. How often do you make a mistake? Count not following a traffic law, forgetting something, adding numbers wrong, being late, snapping at someone who didn't deserve it, dropping something, breaking something, getting a fact or word wrong, or bigger stuff--losing a business or job, making a judgment that causes problems, doing something badly that really matters, losing a relationship you once thought you wanted...? We ALL make mistakes and fail to meet even reasonable expectations sometimes. We need to meet that experience with the same .........