I can suck myself down into a deep, black hole when I focus on what I think I SHOULD be... more loving, sexy, productive, whatever. Thinking I should be something else means I'm not good enough now. This is poverty thinking and a guaranteed way to be miserable.

I can let go of this suffering by accepting WHAT IS. I can say, "This is how I am right now and that's okay."

When I first tried this, I could say it but not believe it. Then I began to experience the freedom this perspective brings - just by changing my mind! Now I'm beginning to believe it. What a gift!  - John Robson

Instead of thinking of what i should, i think about one of my favorite quotes,  "this is great! I know we can do better!"  Michael Jackson.   I think the two ideas go well together.  This is what is and I am happy with that, i also dare to challenge myself to put more effort because i believe that i can do better with added effort. 

Be awesome


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