June 2015

NoNo!

That simple two letter word packs a lot of power and has killed a lot of dreams. Yet, in spite of the pain it may cause, it is a very useful word in the English language. Useful in a sense that it will sometimes force you out of your comfort zone and cause you to do something you never would have imagined was possible. It also has the power to stop you in your tracks and limit your ability to move forward with your life.

How we respond to this very word is dependent upon our personality. If this is a word that you rarely hear due to your super model looks and charm, your response to it may be different from the frog that has not yet been kissed to transform into a prince. He has had to hear no once or twice trying to convince the ladies that he is prince charming in disguise. Regardless of who you are, this word packs a punch and I am going to teach you how to take it.

Why Learning to Deal with Disappointment is Important?

It’s simple. No, is a part of everyone’s life. However it does not have to be the period at the end of the grand sentence of your life. Instead I like to look at it like a comma. It is there to cause you to pause, reflect and re-adjust. What I see most people do is stop. Do you know how hard it is to build momentum from a stopped object? Imagine yourself pushing an object from a stopped position. Now, imagine moving an object that is already in motion. Which face was uglier in your imagination? I bet it was the stopped position one. I imagine there were a lot of veins, sweat and puffy checks but it doesn’t have to be this way.

The word no does not have to be a momentum killer. Instead it can be ax sharpening moment. Please don’t’ make me have to share the wood chopping analogy. If you don’t know it email me and I will give you all the details. To help you deal with the disappointment that this word may bring, I have included three tips that have been monumental for me in pursuit to overcome my disappointments. Continue reading “Dealing With Disappointment in Three Easy Ways” »