Stop over thinking problems, especially things that have already happened and can’t be changed. Next time you catch yourself doing this, stop and immediately come up with a solution to the problem, even if the problem is in the past and can’t be changed.
Recently, Katy, who teaches for Personal Euphoria in Wethersfield, told me a story about getting stuck. She’d just taken a pilates class and got in her car, but her car was stuck on the ice. There were few people around and Katy decided she should put the car in neutral and push it off the ice.
At this point in the story, I wanted to laugh. I knew where it was going, I’d been there. She pushed and pushed and couldn’t get the car to budge. A woman walked by and instead of offering to help, chuckled and said, “Gee that happened to me last week and I found a group of young men to help me get it out.” Katy was frustrated. 1) There were no young men around and 2) She wanted to be able to push it out herself. Whoever that other woman was she clearly didn’t understand, which was probably why she didn’t offer to help.
I have found in life that this is sometimes the curse of the strong (physically and mentally) woman. You […]