What are the best words that bring you comfort? For me, they are, “It’s over.” Some might view those words as a negative, but not me. Once growing up, we had such bad storms, and I remember sitting in the closet waiting for it to be over. Hearing the words, “It’s over!” gave me peace.
What calms your stress? Your anxiety? Your fears?
If you are like me, I have a huge fear of needles. I am almost 40, and still act like a 5-year-old kid when I find out I need a shot or give blood. That needle stings! I just wait for those comforting words, “It’s all over…all done!”
Any the nurse always says, “That wasn’t so bad, was it?”
“Heck yeah it was. Where is my sticker and sucker?”
We all have trigger words that can either put us in a bad place or give us peace. I know what mine are because I took the time to define them, and the reason why is because life doesn’t stand still. You never know what storm lurks around the corner that will stress you out, make your heart race, or drain you of a positive attitude.
Have you ever started the day off with the best mood and then something happens and you can actually feel the positive air flow right out of you? You feel deflated and emotionally tapped. A part of you just wants to drive right home, crawl into bed, and sleep for a long time. (more…)