Category: Tough Times
Showing appreciation, being thankful and having an attitude of gratitude are features we increasingly see on wellbeing and personal development sites. It’s borderline #trending but why do we need to be reminded to say thank you – aren’t we all already doing so?
It’s what makes the best novels great, the most captivating movies sell-out, the scenario in which the main character must pay the unthinkable cost for what they most desire. You lean in, hoping they don’t choose the option that means if the same were true for you in your current situation you’d be screwed.
Have you ever had the feeling you’re on the cusp of something new but there are no clear signs as to what that ‘something’ is?
Have you ever been in one of those situations where your body was there as your representative but that was about it. You were there in person but completely absent inside? It could’ve been a one-off event you endured or maybe it was a more painful experience which lasted a few weeks or even years.
Have you had seasons in life when everything went just as you thought it should? Perhaps it was something you planned which worked out really well, or maybe it wasn’t even that deliberate – life just bobbed along nicely for a while… Aren’t those times great?!
When Adele collected her third Brit Award, we saw her ‘have a moment’. Struggling through tears, she said, “I got really lost for a while… and I didn’t know if I’d come back”. The global, best-selling, multi-award-winning success of the record album that is ’25’ was almost never made, and the world would never have known about it.