Sunday, April 17, 2011

It’s the end of the world!! ... Or is it?

If you're anything like me, you have a tendency to get caught up in your vision for the future. You make plans; you believe you will get there. But what happens when life throws you a curve ball? Suddenly that road you're following takes a quick turn into the wilderness.

Staying positive and looking at the bright side is easier said than done. I mean, how many "everything happens for a reason" spiels can one person take? However, I am a strong believer in trying to see the positive aspects to any situation.

It is important to look at any change or crisis from many perspectives. When you're friends are going through a crisis, you know exactly how to fix their problems. But when anything happens to you, it seems like the end of the world.

While you're in the middle of it, it definitely can seem like the end of the world. Ask yourself, will this be such a big deal in the future? It is important to see each experience, negative or positive, as a learning opportunity.

One thing I have learned is not to succumb to negativity. Being sad or depressed with not lead to anywhere you want to go. This is a stepping stone to the future you. As I said, you can either see it as the end of the world or as a learning opportunity.

No matter what is thrown at you, you choose how you are going to respond. You do have the right to be upset. Change is not usually met with open-arms.

How do you deal with change?


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