Is having the rug pulled out from under you such a terrible thing? Do you have to hit your own personal rock bottom before you start to understand what is important in life?
Nobody is immune to receiving the hard knocks in life. Turbulent times are not given to us as punishments. They’re signs presented to us to perhaps change the course of our life. I want to share with you the lessons I’ve learned while navigating through the rough waters of my life.
Finger pointing is a waste of energy. It’s easy to blame others for our lot in life because looking inward requires energy, honesty and taking ownership for our choices. When I set out to make changes in my life, I focused solely on me and let others fend for themselves.
WOW! What a difference. When I started taking responsibility for my choices and stopped finger pointing, the rough waters turned calm and still. The journey became much smoother.
Words are very powerful so choose them wisely. The most important conversations that we have daily are the ones that we have with ourselves. By choosing words that are positive and encouraging as opposed to negative and destructive we walk with more confidence and pride….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.
Kim is a speaker, motivational coach, and the author of the inspirational memoir Tasting Rain.
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