A calm soul makes trying times conquerable.


As a business owner and a mom I find 2020 very challenging. But difficulties give me an opportunity to work on myself and focus on what’s really important in life. During trying times I concentrate on maintaining a calm soul. This approach helps me to conquer the challenges that face me.

I avoid being reactive to difficult situations that catch me off guard. While it is easy to allow confrontation to anger me, I choose to take the higher road.

I spend a lot of time on nurturing my mind and spirit. I train myself to keep calm and live in the now. 

When I encounter resistance, I take a deep breath and allow the brain chatter to pass before making any decisions. I ignore the stirrings of impatience and anger that pull at me.

I realize that giving in to negativity zaps my energy and makes the situation more complicated. My wisdom in handling trying times encourages me to act from a place of calm reasoning. When my soul is calm, I am able to think things through. With serenity, I can see the value in all my life experiences. Even obstacles become worthwhile and meaningful when seen in this light.

Self-Reflection Questions:

1. What can I do to help me develop a consistently calm soul?

2. How often do I come up against situations that are difficult to control?

3. What help and resources are there to help me deal with those trying times?

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