This week’s question is “How… can you expect the unexpected, today?”
So, let’s start by defining, ‘expect the unexpected…’
1. Anticipate, believe, look forward to (the)…
1. Surprising and unknown!
The Surprising and unknown is often interpreted as “good” or “bad.” If you think something is “good,” for instance, celebrate it! If you think something is “bad,” ask yourself, “What good can come from it?”
Remember to feel…
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Let’s continue by defining ‘eager…
1. Anticipating with great enthusiasm!
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Ask yourself, “How can I expect the unexpected, today?”
Then live from the question and see what unfolds…
“Expecting the unexpected” is also related to being positive, strong and discerning when something “bad” happens; i.e reminding yourself, “the glass is already broken.” Ultimately, it’s about being grateful, right now for the good things, the good times and the good feelings, because sh*t is inevitable.
Sh*t always happens, eventually.
If something “angers” you, it surprises you, in the moment and if something “annoys” you, it surprises you, in the moment; and both are unexpected. And because both are unexpected, they are perfect for this exercise.
The Exercise: Create a List of Things that Annoy You:
Things that Anger and Annoy (You):
- He/She is condescending.
- He/She is insulting.
- He/She is judgmental.
- He/She is fake.
- He/She is conditional.
- He/She is opinionated.
- He/She is disappointed ~ in me.
- He/She has acute anxiety.
- He/She doesn’t like my choices.
- He/She doesn’t approve of my life.
- He/She wants me to change.
- He/She cares more about other people’s perceptions…
There is a “feeling” that is attached to these things on the list, for instance a feeling of “anger or annoyance.” And because you have a “feeling,” these things on the list are considered “unexpected.”
If you create a list, and something “unexpected” happens, which is on the list, then you can simply say,“I expected it.”
People think and act in a particular way, for a particular reason, usually unbeknownst to you. Therefore, it is important for you ~ to be true to yourself, irregardless of people’s opinions, beliefs, attitudes or behaviors.
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