I used to believe that until I discovered Life Coaching.
‘Life’s tough and hard’, Life wasn’t meant to be easy’, ‘Life’s a bitch and then you
die’. There are so many of these sayings and they all tell us that life is a tough,
unfair struggle without reward or joy.
And, let me tell you, if you believe that, it will be true for you.
What would happen if you lifted your nose from the grindstone for a moment
and looked around you? Would the world end? Highly doubtful!
Perhaps you would notice the handsome man over the road, the pretty girl next
door, the sweet smile of a baby or the gorgeous roses blooming outside your
It’s okay to pause for reflection and to admire your surroundings, to appreciate
the beauty in your life. Every time you do, you get a little buzz of joy and this
raises your vibration to a higher, more positive level. The more often you do it,
the better you will feel.
As I’ve mentioned many times before, what you look for is what you will get.
Become mindful of the beauty and magnificence in life, the artistry of nature,
the strength and resilience of the human spirit and the magic of laughter. Allow
yourself to participate in the pure joy of living and notice how beautiful your world
Most of us must work for a living, that’s a fact. The way you approach that work is
the key to whether you will feel happy to be alive and earning a living or like a
hamster on a wheel. It’s all in your mind!
Taking the time to appreciate the gifts in your life will start you on the new path
of gratitude and fulfillment. When ‘stuff’ happens, and it will, your attitude is what
creates the outcome.
1.You can hate it and let it fester inside, poisoning everything else in your life.
2.You can hide it, pretend it’s not there, stuff it down. Eventually it will pop up at
the most inappropriate time and demand to be dealt with.
3.You can hug it, be grateful for the opportunity to learn from it and
Which will you do?
I invite you now to stop what you are doing, (unless it’s smelling the roses), and
take ten minutes off. Reflect on your life, look outside, smile at a stranger, decide
to change your life right now and every day, take some time to smell the roses.