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I was having lunch with one of my old and dear friends the some weeks back, and she mentioned something that I wanted to share with you.
We were talking about how difficult it is to maintain a positive energy when there is so much negativity in the world. Just turn on your local news channel or turn to read a newspaper for example, and you will hear enough "bad things" in one hour to keep you depressed for a full year!
Now, my friend who is in consultancy profession said that this makes it difficult for her to give consultations sometimes. As with any kind of divination, there is no guarantee that the news will be good and she feels bad when she can't give a positive consultation feedback to someone whose energy is already low and seeking knowledge or guidance on field.
But what I have found (and what I told my friend) is that even the worst "news" can have a silver lining. The experiences we encounter along the way are all subject to interpretation and it's how we choose to respond to these experiences that will determine whether they are good or bad.
Think about it ~ how many times can you look back on life and see that something you thought was bad at the beginning actually turned out to be a blessing in disguise? This in fact, happens all the time to all of us because sometimes in order to make way for the new, we must first clear out the old.
While that clearing process can be painful, it is not without reward and it is certainly not a pain that we won't eventually be able to heal. Even the loss of a loved one hurts less after time..., granted, we may never stop loving and missing that person, but we do finally get to a place where we are able to remember them fondly and feel blessed to have had them in our lives rather than just feeling the pain of the loss.
This concept is true with any challenge, obstacle or difficulty you may be experiencing right now. So instead of focusing on the pain and negative aspects of the experience, try to find the consolation, even if it's just to say that you felt loved or happy or blessed for a short time.
This new perspective will help you heal and it will also help you cope with the situation at hand. And of course, the sooner we are able to cope, the sooner we will be able to move forward again.