Problem, Lesson, or Opportunity? – Guest Post by, Tina Frisco…

Our generous Story Reading Ape has granted me another guest post on his most informative blog. Thank you, Chris, for giving me the opportunity to share the little wisdom I have acquired throughout this earthly journey we call Life. And, if you haven’t already done so, remember to stop by the pearly gates and pick up your angel wings 💜

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When faced with an inexorable problem where emotions run high, knowing what to do can be a challenge. Rational thinking becomes obfuscated, forcing us into a holding pattern of circular thought.

Anger wants to place blame on others. Obsession with fine points masks the big picture. Abject frustration insists we bury our heads in the sand. Emotions churn and become ill-defined. Focus obscures. Common sense derails. Indigestion, insomnia, or worse take up residence.

None of these gets us anywhere. All of them threaten our sanity and plunge us into a maelstrom of inimical emotion. What to do?

Taking in a few deep breaths is a good first step toward relaxing. Listening to soothing music, meditating, or taking a long bath are a few ways to ease the constriction felt in the midsection. Relaxing the body helps mitigate mental and emotional distress. We all know…

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14 thoughts on “Problem, Lesson, or Opportunity? – Guest Post by, Tina Frisco…”

  1. Such an inspirational post…. the title is Great. Indeed a problem can become both an a opportunity and a lesson (for good or bad!).
    I have noticed that lately I am less tolerant… I become upset/angry more easily. I need to take some minutes to relax & meditate, maybe.
    I´ll follow your guide 😉 best wishes, Tina 🙂

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    1. Thank you, Aquileana. I think we all go through periods where we become more or less tolerant. I’ve noticed that when I am less tolerant, I’m allowing outside forces to determine how I feel and behave. That’s why relaxing and going inward is so helpful; it enables us to get back in touch with ourselves. Warm hugs and best wishes to you in your journey ❤

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