Navigating difficult times
How do you face and navigate difficult times?
When we create the habit of noticing what is lacking or not working in our lives, it’s easy to fall into that state of discontentment. When we focus on what is missing, nothing seems enough. We tend to believe the story we are telling ourselves over and over again.
We can start changing that story today by choosing to focus on what is going right in our lives, what we have right now, and most importantly - how far we have come. Perhaps it is not so easy to do when one is in the middle of the emotional storm and while going through the fuzzy moments, but with some practice, we can build a more resilient mind and heart. Our soul already knows how to do it, and our body and mind are trying to catch up.
When we look at the difficult times as an opportunity to grow, we allow ourselves to learn the lesson and move on. Then when another difficult time comes, we face it with a more mature perspective, knowing that this also shall pass.
When we hold on to what hurts for too long, it continues to hurt us. So while it’s important to feel our pain and recognize what needs to be changed, it’s also important that at some point we allow ourselves to heal and let go, opening ourselves to the new experiences.
Affirmation: “I open myself to my highest potential”