If one finds oneself in trouble, beset by problems from every side, and filled with doubts and uncertainties, it is nonetheless possible to do something about the situation.
Solving problems and difficulties begins with a shift as subtle as a whisper. All change starts with an idea. To start, one must shift one’s point of view.
Being mired in a problem is the problem. One must move the issue out of one’s head and into the world where it belongs.
To do that, one must change one’s state. I learned this from Tony Robbins.
What is a state? A state is how things are with you. Sitting down or standing, sad or happy, tired or hungry, thirsty or not, blasted or sober, hot or cold, that is your state.
Want to feel better? Change your state.
Stand up, sit down, have a coffee, look at the ceiling. It really doesn’t matter what you do just change what you’re seeing. When you feel different, you will see life differently.
This takes practice. It is a skill.
The difficulty I noticed is to remember to change one’s state to begin with. That is hard.
Perhaps a Post-It note?