Try not to let the anxiety of this week tie you up in knots. The self punishments are not going to ease the stress and frustration. Keep your outlook positive and you will discover the missing pieces to understand the events around you. Everything happens for a reason, in its right time and place. You are surrounded by love and compassion, even though you don’t feel it sometimes. It’s there, it has your back, and it’s ready to help in any way possible. Sometimes all you need is a hug. Don’t be afraid to ask for one.
Sadly when we become over stressed, we often fall on the side of thinking the worst. Your cable, internet or cell phone service goes out and the first thing you think is “didn’t we pay the bill”? Only to discover that yes you did and all that’s going on is a service outage caused by Sun flares or construction work have interrupted your day. It’s not you, it’s them.
Instead of seeing these moments of frustration from a place of anxiety, take a moment to be Mindful and look around your situation. Everything happens right when it should. So ask yourself, why are you being held up? What’s happening to slow down the process? Did you ask for it out of worry and thinking the worst? Or could there be a better outcome for you if things went slower so you can achieve what you need, even it’s not what you want in that exact moment. Continue reading