It’s still early in the New Year, but you may already feel like things are not changing. Especially in your relationships.
And you have no idea what to do to make all your relationships better.
With so much negativity and heartache, it sometimes feels like no matter what you do or no matter how hard you try, everything just stays the same… or gets worse.
So what can you do?
Change your mindset
What exactly do I mean by that?
Consider this. How many times at work or at home, do you wish and hope that someone else would just change?
Maybe you wish they would do something differently or talk to you in a different way?
Or, How often do you find yourself judging or blaming someone else for a disagreement, argument or even a fight? You might say nothing to them, but it is that internal voice saying “He’s so rude!” or “She’s so ridiculous” or “I hate him!” or so many other unkind words that keeps you spinning in this critical place.
If only they would change their bad habits or patterns, be nicer or kinder or more loving to you, then things would be better. Right?
Not really. They will probably continue being the way they have been in the past. And it won’t help to make all your relationships better.
Why does this thinking get you into trouble?
First of all, you have NO control over anyone else’s thoughts, words or actions. Second, because you have no control over anyone else, any and every time you start judging or blaming someone or just plain hoping or expecting them to act a certain way, you give all of your power away to them.
And that does not feel good.
Regain your Power
So, what is this #1 action you can take TODAY, to make all your relationships better?
Bring all your power back to you and realize and accept that it all starts with you!
What does this mean? (keep reading…)
(This article was orignially written for Live Purposefully Now)