After I wrote this, I realized it fit with the theme of “Anything is Possible,” especially the perseverance part.
Most of my complaints about my job are about the “paperwork.” It feels like every time I turn around, there’s another layer. And most of my complaints never leave my head, though my husband gets to empathize with some of them. But even when the complaints are just in my head, after a while, they’re not good for my mental health. So, I remind myself of the things I tell my clients:
Use The Serenity Prayer
Acceptance doesn’t mean you have to like it.
What we focus on gets bigger.
We might not be able to change the system (And do we really want to spend our time on that, right now?), but we CAN change our actions and our attitudes. We can change what we focus on.
We can work on getting out of the system. (For my clients it’s often the…
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