Accepting and not reacting

Hi,

I’m not 100% sure how to start this one, so I shall go with the usual tried and tested method of typing sh** that comes direct from my brain, into this small white square and see where it takes us. For those of you with paint to watch dry or busy-busy lives to lead, why are you here? 🙂

This week has been…. complicated. Complicated by a not fully pleasant cocktail of conflict, tiredness, and a bit too much on at work. The latter is my own fault for jamming a lot in to the week and being out of the office quite a bit. Now, usually, that’s not a massive issue, and indeed, if anything, I really enjoy meeting new people and hearing what they’ve got to say.

Perhaps it is a hangover (not literally) from last week and I’m still not back to my usual self. You know, the confused, slightly tubby Dad with two wardrobes, a fast track to self-deprecating humour, and a fine line away from a wisecrack to a visit to HR. 🙂

But…. I think I have forgotten the following important philosophical teachings:

1. Most of this sh** don’t matter.
2. Don’t Panic
3. Remember – and be mindful – of the good times

In Life’s 24 hour rolling news come social media now now now, I think there’s a risk that we dwell too much on the moment and then spin out into what might be. While I think being mindful of what is happening – particularly if something good is happening – the future, and dare I sound like a good friend who runs meditation classes, is unknown.

With the above in mind and a half-finished pint in hand, perhaps taking time to think of the good things that have happened and are happening, I may be in a better mood in days to come. From a trans point of view I felt pretty good about my outfit on Thursday, we had a visit from TrendCo (hello Nicola & Steph), laughed about things, and had a good chat about life.

So, with half-term very much upon us, I’m going to kick back, enjoy what things come my way, and do my best to relax and just be.

Take care,
Lynn

4 Comments

    1. Thank you Charlotte. Sometimes, I think it's the simple things. An 'easy' outfit of the colours you mention, as looking at things from a positive perspective.

      I could chuck in a good night with friends too.

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