It's kind of like missing out on the joy of a great hot date because it is too hot. You know what you really want and you ask for it then you forget to notice all the ways you are getting it because there are so many other things that are distracting you and getting your attention. In relationships this is a make or break kind of thing that is simple step to take and so easy to adjust. The change comes from you and where you place your focus. In my book GPS, Goals And Proven Strategies For Success I call this the fifth step, the natural attitude of gratitude. When our focus is directed at what we are grateful for then the heat of the day falls into that area of appreciation, grateful for the sunshine, the shade, the lemonade and even getting a little sweaty. Of course there are just as many things to complain about as there are to be grateful for so it really is up to us and our mind set. I wanted a handy man who is creative and so I have a man who "has" to do everything himself. I have the choice appreciate his gifts or complain about the fact that everything is gonna take longer then it should. We all have these examples we can think of where we were so excited except for that one thing. This is what I am wanting us to let go of, the except part. Focus on the main intent and place your attention on what it is that you really wanted in the first place. You can always let the except part become exceptional. Such as a 100 degree day in the late fall so you are able to wear that beautiful strapless dress you bought for the 4th of july. Feel free to come and grab a copy of the GPS, Goals and Proven Strategies for Success with many other tips on how to focus on what you really want from http://www.katemichels.com and discover the other 4 steps that are easy to take.
Kate Michels, NLP, MLC
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By Kate MichelsSuppose to be and suppose to do lists go on and on don't they? With each suppose to there is another one that can show up either in support or in opposition. How often are your supposed lists really just assumptions with no validation? In life we have a wide list and I want those lists to lead to choices. Imagine what might be ... Read more
By Kate Michels"Oh boy, here we go again!" How many times have you heard yourself thinking this in your relationships? This is a good time to stop, breathe, stand still, look around, and do what I call a reality check to discover a different path to take. The same old spin cycle is just about to begin and you know it; that is the reason that you ... Read more
By Kate MichelsWhat would be different in your life if you knew what you really wanted and actually started asking for it? What about in your love life? It has been a joke for a long time that our partners can't read our minds, but this isn't a laughing matter. People want to get more of whatever it is that they want from their partners ... Read more
This piece of paradise is about as remote as it gets, and can only be reached by private boat. Located near the small fishing village Ruarwe on the northern shore of Africa's Malawi lake, this eco-lodge is surrounded by cascading waterfalls, mango trees, and jungle canopies. Their restaurant and bar lies within the granite boulders of an ancient waterfall and is lush with vegetarian snacks as well as a myriad of fresh fruit alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
Between Nkhata Bay and Chitimba, Boghoyo, Malawi
Photo: Lake Paradise
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