Lots of things happen in life that can throw us off our game – maybe it’s a disagreement with a significant other or parent, maybe you make a big mistake at work or maybe you spill coffee on a favorite shirt right before an important meeting. It’s easy to get upset when things don’t go the way we planned. It can ruin the rest of the day or the week. Does it have to really though? Life doesn’t have to take a dive when something unpleasant happens. We can maintain peace within even with chaos outside.
One way to be more impervious to what happens around us – to sway in the wind like a blade of grass rather than get knocked over like a paper cup – is to consciously shift oneself. Happiness is our natural state actually. Sometimes we wander off though and have to choose back in. [Read more…]