Labels (More notes to self)

Have you ever asked yourself why things are “showing up” in your life the way they are right now?

We are used to “attach labels” to everything around us, people, circumstances and all kind of events.

We like to use “positive” or “negative”, “good” or “bad” and so on and so forth.

But looking backwards, how many times have you see a “bad” event turn out to be wonderful in the end? How many times have you seen apparently “good” events turn your life into a living “hell”?

What about that “decent” and “wonderful” person who caused you more sorrow and pain than those you considered your worst enemies?

You see? Let’s accept once and for all, that we never see the whole scene, and that make us misplace our labels most times.

So, it could be a god option to stop that “labelling business” for a while and begin anticipating more miracles and be ready to be surprised. Continue reading

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Events

Yesterday a friend was asking me about the best way to react to a bad event and we both agreed on the importance to react to every event in a balanced way.

I am sure you remember when we talked about the way we react to a particular event being more important that the event itself, since everything depends on the perspective used to label it.

Well it would be impossible to keep putting labels on every event that happens in our life. We don’t keep “tagging” everything all the time, we just let life happen to us and we keep steering from one side to the other to avoid crashing against any obstacle (real or imaginary, although most of them are imaginary). Continue reading