Example A – You are on a third date with someone you really like… but then they reject you. What do you make of this? Do you choose to believe that you are unworthy, unlovable and that no one will like you ‘cuz this is the third time you’ve been “rejected”? Or do you choose to see rejection as redirection and The Uni-verse guiding you to the perfect person in perfect time?
Depending on how you choose see that situation will greatly affect your emotions, thoughts and actions from that point forward…
Example B – You didn’t get the job you wanted. Is it because you are not good enough or because there is a recession? Does it mean there are NO other jobs for you to get? Does it mean that you have no value? Hell no! We have been hovering around 8% unemployment for a while now, which means there is 92% EMPLOYMENT! Which number do you want to focus on? Do you want to stay open and available to what’s possible? Or shut down, close down and assume you are one of the 8%? Or, do you see this as an opportunity to create your own business and take charge of your life?
Many different people experienced the same kind of events that we didn’t see coming. Some are super tragic, others are just speed bumps and there’s everything in between – but in the long run – what will determine why one person succeeded and one person failed? Ultimately – it’s not about how much money they have or how much time they have – it’s about what meaning they give the events of their lives.
Giving the events of your life (even and especially the crappy ones) an empowering meaning is something we condition. It’s something we get stronger and stronger at over time. It’s not a quick fix. But we can rewire our brain (aka our thoughts) to look out into the world from a different point of view. What you look for will determine what you find. How you look out into the world will determine your emotions and thoughts, which determine your actions, which creates your life.
How are YOU looking out into the world? And what kind of life are you creating as a result?
As always, the action happens in the comments below, leave a comment and join the conversation! The TDL Community thrives in the comments and it’s a GREAT place to get support!
# # #
Mastin Kipp is the CEO and Founder of The Daily Love. Follow him on Twitter here.
Take what resonates with you in this blog and leave the rest.