“Tough times don’t last, tough people do”, Robert H. Schuller.
Good days are great, tough days, not so. Sometimes, bad days turn to weeks without you even realising.
I’d like to share a 3 simple ways I manage the tough days.
Taking a short 20 minute nap helps me refocus the clutter in my head.
A short nap helps stop the frenzy of misguided unproductive thoughts that serve to upset.
The office worker of today is mentally drained, exercising the body can help keep things in balance.
Going for a run or some form of intense workout helps release endorphins.
The rush of positive energy helps with positive thinking and is a release of bad energy.
At the end of the day, I usually pen down what’s really bothering me and what I can do about it.
Writing helps frame my thinking and gives clarity to what I can change and do to help myself.
I’ve been reflecting for years now. Sometimes, I read my older reflections and am amazed at the little things I used to be bothered about.
They mean so little now. 😃
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Someone once told me that words said in anger cannot be taken back.
Being patient might come easy to some but to others (myself included), it is a challenge – especially at work.
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Every week, I try to spend some time catching up with friends or attend events where I can meet people.
I do it not because I have something to sell but because there is amazing energy and ideas that come out of conversations.
Meeting people teaches me that there is so much I don’t know and there’s so much I can learn from the people around me. It inspires me to keep writing.
Just like sentences, life needs breaks. Make these breaks count and have a coffee with a friend this weekend. Have a great weekend!
Try looking at your reflection. Do you recognise what you see? You might find that you don’t truly know the person looking back.
To the tune of Que Sera, Sera
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