Because "x" happened...what does that make possible? August 19 2015, 0 Comments

Stuff happens.  It happens to all of us.  The real question is how do we respond.  When you respond, what do your kids see?

You can act like a victim ...and we all do sometimes, but if you can think of it, there are choices.

The self talk we might say with an unfortunate situation goes like this...

What did I do to deserve this?

Why did this have to happen to me or why now?

What am I going to miss out on because of this?

One question I have found to be very empowering is...because of "this" (whatever the unfortunate situation), what is now possible?

For example, let's say that you lose your job.  What is now possible...a career change, working at home, in the short term, there may be more time with the family.

Just keep thinking...what is now possible?  Your kids are looking and deciding how they will deal with their problems in the future.