Struggles with compliments

It has never been easy for me to accept a compliment. Maybe because I always sort of expected that I didn’t really deserve them…

Having said that, I’m getting better at accepting and thanking someone for them.

Then, something happened that completely blew me away. But first, a little preamble:

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Annoyed much? How to cure your bad mood, part 2

It appears that typing out stuff that’s annoying does several things: it entertains you, it ignites conversation and dialogue, and it helps me to let it go.

So let’s continue from my first post about annoyance…what annoys me these days? Tell me, does this stuff annoy you, too?

But this isn’t an invitation to just list your grievances. You must come up with an antidote to counter the annoyance. The whole point is to let go of negativity, and feeling annoyed all day does not make for a positive, happy outlook.

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Thursday musings

Good morning.

I’m a little less annoyed today. 🙂 Partly because I started another blog post on that topic, but I won’t be posting it today. Maybe next week. I found typing out my annoyances helps me to let them go, especially because the focus is on the antidote (the positive reaction), so I’ll keep that up. Maybe make it a series. Who’s in?

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Annoyed much? How to cure your bad mood, part 1

In order to overcome my feelings of annoyances over the past few days, I have decided to keep a running list of opposites. So, instead of focusing on what annoys me (rest assured, plenty is), I will simply type out something positive to focus on instead.

Sound good? Hope it works. 😛

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