Goals: The Two Anecdotes When Feeling Less Fulfilled

Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to
give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I glanced through few of the goals I set for myself in 2015, seeing that I’d only accomplished a few, I felt bad like it was a mistake for me to have set them since I couldn’t accomplish all.

With those thoughts and more coming in, I kept on feeling saddened the more. The more I thought of the possibilities I had but couldn’t seize, I felt worse.


But…

As time went on, I began to think of mostly the positive side –the few things I had accomplished. The more I thought and stayed on them, my composure and sanity came back again. And that is how it is for most of us.


By doing so, i tapped into being:
1. Grateful
2. Forgiving Heart ♥

Doing this helped me through the times.

To be honest, we all have a reservoir of positive memories and emotions that we can tap into during challenging and painful times.
For some reason, we seem to get plugged into the negative sources more often.

In sad times, I won’t deny the fact that we tend to get plugged into emotions of regrets, helplessness and sorrow rather than recharging our attitude with more empowering feelings.

Rather than beating yourself up for not accomplishing all you had planned, why don’t you be grateful for the one’s you accomplished.

I have heard people say that

the best antidotes to a negative attitude are gratitude and forgiveness.

I just didn’t get it but as I started to feel grateful rather than being disappointed and scared for myself, i noticed a shift from the attitude of hurting to one of healing.

It’s simple. All it takes is to “substitute” in mathematical terms, that mindset of anguish and sadness for that of gratitude.

Only when you stop blaming, criticizing and being angry at yourself, then and only then will you be free to forgive and love yourself.

Moreover, there’s so much to be grateful for think about it.
You’re alive, you’re breathing,
you can read this, you have people that love etc.
They are many.

Think them through, feed on them and bounce that negative thought off. Add more. There are over 101 things to be grateful for. Knowing so, let’s you have a level of patience and joy. Don’t go into New Year’s with feelings of hurt and anguish but of gratitude and love to be forgiving. Let’s walk into this Year with a bang.

Think Positive, Think Different.
See you at the top.

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