We all have those terrible times in our lives when we just can’t seem to shake a bad mood. As a matter of fact, I was in one of those funks for the better part of last week. Luckily, I have a wife who always appears to be up when I’m down, which I admit I sometimes use as a crutch to pull me through.
After spending several days wallowing around in my self-pity, I realized I had to make a choice. I could either practice blind faith by trusting that changing my attitude would initiate the momentum needed to refocus my outlook or I could remain exactly where I was with the strong probability of falling even deeper.
And just as any other journey, it’s the getting started which keeps many at bay. I honestly believe those who are most happy don’t spend time sitting back waiting for life’s circumstances to draw them in…they instead create their own.
For instance: If I achieve a goal, regardless of its magnitude, I’ll receive the wonderful feeling of accomplishment in return which makes me happy.
You know as well as I do happiness feeds on itself. In fact, I use that feeling of accomplishment from achieving the fore mentioned goal as the catalyst to spark the mindset of being happy. And once that mindset is in place the”law of attraction” gathers momentum as pleasing thoughts begin to produce good times and happiness. Before you know it, my glass is half full as I’m chugging it down.
So the next time you’re having difficulty seeing your way through a bad mood, try letting blind faith be your guide. Go ahead…force yourself to achieve a goal…any goal. Maybe clean that basement or paint the bedroom; repair a leaky faucet or wash the car. It doesn’t matter. Do something…just get started and momentum will follow. You just may get there quicker than you think.
What do you do to get back on track?
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