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In life, as in football, you won't go far unless you know where the goalposts are.
-- Arnold Glasow


Friday, March 10, 2023

Take a breath

You crash against the wall of someone else’s incompetence. Take a breath, and put it in perspective.

You’re frustrated by all the work you have to do and the obstacles that stand in your way. Take a breath, and let that frustration fall away.

Take a breath, and turn your attention toward all you are thankful for. Consider the many possible good experiences you have to look forward to.

Refuse to get caught up in resentment for factors you cannot change. Take a breath, and feel all the potential goodness that lives inside you.

Inspire yourself by imagining the many ways you can express that goodness in the real world. Inspire others by acting on what you imagine to make it happen.

When the world’s confusion pulls your awareness away from who you are, what you care about and why, take a breath. Give yourself the chance to get back where you truly belong.

— Ralph Marston

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