You can’t control what happens to you, but . . .

Jesse Lyn Stoner Posted by Jesse Lyn Stoner, Founder, Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.


Next time something happens that makes you angry .

Next time something happens that makes you angry . . .

or you get bad news . . .

or someone hurts your feelings . . .

go ahead and feel angry or sad or experience whatever feeling arises,

BUT … don’t react instinctively.

Before you say or do anything,

pause . . . take a breath.

Instead of letting your behavior be driven by reactivity, choose how you respond.

Thursday Thoughts: You can’t control what happens to you, but you do have a choice about what you do next.

 

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