A number of years ago, we had an old English sheep dog. He was the most patient, loving, devoted dog on the planet. I came home after a rough day, he greeted me with his warm exuberance and I yelled at him. He looked up at me with these sad, brown eyes and I wanted to die. It was such a great learning moment for me to not live with residual emotion. As you can tell, it's stayed with me forever. Thanks for the reminder.
Way to go Cathy!! Awesome self-awareness and self acknowlegment! It is nice to see when we recognize a negative behavior that does not benefit us, and create a learning moment that stays with us as a reminder when potential stressful stressors come our way again!
Hi Anthony, it is so true that small changes can make such a big difference in our lives! Taking extra time for gratitude, paying attention to the negative thoughts that are going through our head, and just being aware of ourselves and the world around us can be life changing!
Right on Ang!! Every thought that travels through our minds whether positive or negative should be reflected on so we can make appropriate adjustments. Change is growth and growth is great!! Anthony Fazzary
This is a great message. My sister-in-law always gets into work 1/2 hour early and it makes her feel relaxed. I think there are lots of ways we can turn a situation around by putting our attention on what's happening.
Hi Ellen, thank you for your response... Yes, I believe it is all about creating action in receiving positive results... Too many times I hear people complain about the same issues repeatedly, but dont do anything to create positive change? Anthony Fazzary
Live life with Purpose! You are AWESOME and your teen is GREAT too!
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