On the first day of fall 2015, I embarked on “My Year of No sabbatical.” My intention was to unhook from my ‘busyness’ habits and my need to accomplish to feel worthy. Little did I know that it would take a full SIX YEARS to realign… here’s my story and an offering for you!
You may think your inner roar is so others will hear you. It’s not – it’s for you! Are you roaring for boundaries you’ve set? Are you roaring for your well-being? Are you roaring from what matters most to you?
Dr. Albert Ellis (1913-2007), founder of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, explains ‘attachment to outcome’ as “traps of emotional over-reaction that are not of vital importance.” And according to Greek Stoic Philosopher Epictetus (c. 50 – c. 135 AD), “traps of emotional over-reaction result from attachment to outcomes you can’t control.”
One thing guaranteed is when you make a choice that pushes the boundary of your comfort zone, someone will think you’re absolutely “crazy”!
When life deals a bad hand, you have a choice – ignore it (never a good idea) or explore it (always a good idea)…