With extreme exceptions, I believe that people are doing the best they can, with what they know, in the circumstances in which they find themselves.
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The truth is, life gives us challenges on a regular basis. We use our wit, skill and all the help we can get to take action on the things we can do something about. But don’t stop there. Use all those skills to find precious moments of surprise and delight waiting outside your door.
We are all well practiced in knowing what is wrong. Historically, being aware of the negative and all the possible things that could go wrong was part of our survival kit.
There is a tendency, as we live longer or have health challenges, to gravitate towards safety. Sadly, what is considered risk free continues to diminish as time goes on.
This advice from Psychiatrist, Dr. Shoma Morita, means that when you find yourself in difficult circumstances and there is the possibility of taking any action to relieve or influence those circumstances, then do so.
How many days have you lived Nana? How many hours? Yikes…something to think about.
Nine years ago, I was happily preparing for my last treatment at the Cancer Centre. “Finally, it will be over,” I said to myself. A celebration seemed in order and I was making plans. The week before this auspicious date, however, I was given pause for thought.
Barbara Kingsolver teaching herself joy, over and over again.
Wabi-Sabi – the beauty of imperfection, impermanence and incomplete.
When we face the unexpected and the difficult, we all have resources to “bear it.” As tough as it can be, let’s never forget this important truth.