Have you ever gotten up on the wrong side of the bed? And every little thing that happens that day seems to just go plain wrong. Isn’t it frustrating? I sometimes feel like when one thing doesn’t go the way I think it should, the rest of the day is simply ruined. I get all frustrated and then can’t concentrate and make more and more mistakes.
What I need to do is just take a step back…. breathe…. and start again.
Attitude is everything.
Energy spent dreading an event or complaining about an experience or just being down right unhappy is energy wasted. Because I’m so busy, I’m super conscientious of where of I spend my energy. I only have 24 hours in the day, well, we all do! I want to make sure I’m using those 24 hours in the best way possible. Both in getting as much done as possible (and scheduling “me time”) and in feeling happy throughout the day as well.
There’s this trick people have about when you’re talking on the phone with someone you should smile. Even though they can’t see your smile, your tone and the energy you give is perceived as much more friendly. Seriously, it works. And it works for other life events as well. I use this tactic all the time!!! One scenario where it works particularly well is when I’m underground on the subway. Despite big crowds, loud music, and tons of lost tourists… I always walk through with a smile (or at the very least a tiny grin so I don’t look too crazy!). If I’m smiling, I’m way less likely to snap at someone or get aggravated over a super crowded train!
Having a great attitude doesn’t necessarily come easily, so you may have to practice a bit. And I personally always have to remind (and remind and remind) myself to keep a positive attitude!!!
What better reminder than a fun new print for wallpapers!!!
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