You may come across a plethora of abstruse situations (lemons) in life and when it comes be ready with your weapons, [The Ps] patience, peace-making ability, power, perseverance, this will help you make lemonade filled with positivity and calmness. The right blend of these 4Ps will make you cogitate and assimilate into any situation you will ever come across.
Sometimes opportunities may come in disguise and in that case, all you need to do is recognize. It may take you on a roller coaster ride but trust me it will be worth it.
This is an important step that you need to take in order to make your life better in any aspect. When you delve deeper into an adverse situation and try to understand the reasons behind them, you will see yourself conciliating your mindset towards any obstacle you face in your life. Whenever you feel stuck somewhere just take a deep breath, think and then react. Trust me, this will make things a lot easier.
To fill the rest chapters of your life with an abundance of positivity, happiness, and love, all you need to do is UNDERSTAND.
Epictetus, the Greek philosopher wrote: “We have two ears and one mouth — for a good reason.”
Listening is an art and mastering it will make you a great leader. I’m definitely not saying that don’t speak up for yourself, do it when you think you are right on your part but remember you need to choose your words wisely. Sometimes we doggedly stay on our opinion or reasons even though we somewhere know we are wrong and here enters our ego and makes us atrocious.
Powerful listeners refuse to get distracted from their own egos and personal opinions and judgments. In How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie quoted a man speaking of Sigmund Freud: “It struck me so forcibly that I shall never forget him. His eyes were mild and genial. His voice was low and kind. His gestures were few. But the attention he gave me, his appreciation of what I said, even when I said it badly, was extraordinary. You’ve no idea what it meant to be listened to like that.”
Building up powerful listening skills will not only make you better but also will make you an inspiration. All the good leaders out there have mastered this Art of Listening.
Think. (Obstacles don’t last forever)
Obstacles are ephemeral but success is everlasting.
Once you will start to believe on this aphorism, nothing will ever remain the same for you. Your perspective towards everything will change, you will change. You’ll think and then you’ll react. The positivity will pour in and the tree of joy will give you fruits and flowers. I think that’s exactly one wishes for.
So let’s get started!
Now you’re cognizant of what exactly needs to be done when life gives you lemons!! Sweet and pleasant taste should be there on your tongue. Thumbs up!!!!
I’ve started working on it, have you?