What Do Circumstances Reveal About You?

Circumstances

I read a quote the other day by Dr. Wayne Dyer, "Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him." I think this is very true. I am sure you have witnessed people who have been in a situation which causes stress, or a circumstance that was out of their control, just as I have. There are many different responses that can take place: Anger, self-pity, frustration, blame, or worse. Some people take the high road and exhibit calm, go-with the-flow, and the like. What do circumstances reveal about you? My husband and I were in the airport the other day, beginning our vacation, and the line to check in our bags was over an hour long! I had never been to the airport when it was this busy...EVER! As a result of the long, long line, we missed our flight, along with many other people. Luckily … [Read more...]

Change is the Only Constant…”Go With the Flow!”

Change-Is-the-Only-Constant

There is so much change and unpredictability in life, change is the only constant!  If we get upset and frazzled at every little thing that doesn't go as planned, we will become a tense ball of stress.  We need to breathe, let go, and "go with the flow".  When we hold on tight and try to control all circumstances and outcomes, we are not living life.  Part of living life is taking what comes our way and finding the good in it, making an adventure out of it, moving to the groove, learning from it all! Planning is good, don't get me wrong...but as we  all know,  not everything goes as planned.  So, in light of this, we need to go easy on ourselves, on others, and on circumstances.  If something goes wrong and we get angry and stressed about it, we affect so many people (including … [Read more...]