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4 Ways To Turn Bad Experiences Into Personal Growth

There's no doubt about it - what's happening in our world today is not a good experience. I don't think anyone would look at our current situation or look back a few months from today only to say, "oh yeah, that was fun."

We're collectively facing a hard and stressful time. A time of fear, uncertainty, loneliness, and grief.

So, let me ask you this. How do you usually respond to bad experiences? Do you explode in anger? Do you shink into yourself emotionally? Do you hide your head in the said and try to ignore reality? Do you try to detach yourself as much as possible?

I love the quote by John McDonnell,

"Every problem introduces a person to himself." What a powerful observation.

Any time we face hard situations, we get to know ourselves a little bit better. 

Pain can stop us in our tracks, which is something it would've done to me if this happened to me even 7 years ago. Pain froze me in fear. For some though pain can cause them to react in ways that they might regret...

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You Go Where Your Thoughts Go

"Change follows the focus of your attention."

Marcus Buckingham made this powerful statement. I want you to sit with it for just a moment and let it sink in. What does it really mean?

Well, personally, I extract three lessons from this statement alone and I'm sharing those three lessons with you in today’s video. 

Here are the high points:

  1. Action follows thought. What you think about influences how you behave—the things you do or you don’t do. If your thoughts are negative or helpless, then your actions will follow suit. 

  2. Attitude follows thought. When we fill our minds with things that are healthy, inspiring, helpful, and positive, it’s tough to cultivate a bad attitude! 

  3. Positive change requires attention. Here’s what I’ve seen play out over and over again in my life: if I want to see positive transformation happen in my world, then I must give it my attention; I have to commit the necessary time to think...
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