Resilience: Spiritual Practices

. The next time you find life differs from your expectations, stop and take a slow breath. Put your disappointment down for a minute. Look more carefully at the situation. How can you adjust to it? How can you plan differently. Can you enjoy the change?

. After you have taken a breath, what can you do to allow your expectations to fall away? Can you allow them to fall off your shoulders like water off a duck’s back? Can you put them aside in your mind? What is your technique for handling disappointment? We all need one!

. Can you see your disappointment with failed expectations as part of the way the world works? Can you love the world anyway?

 

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