Unexpected

Sailing

How to deal with unexpected:

The winds of circumstances blow on us all in an unending flow that touches each of our lives. It’s one thing to create change. It’s another thing – often unavoidable-to have change shows upon you when you least expected it.

We all experienced the different faces of change. Yet some of us still manage to reach to the end and some of us don’t. What guide us to different destinations is determined by the way we have chosen to sail. The way that each of us thinks it defines us when choosing where each of us arrives.

Unexpected events happen to all of us. We have frustrations and challenges. We all have reversals and those moments when, despite of our best plans and efforts, things just seem to fall apart. Challenging circumstances are not events reserved for the less fortunate, the uneducated or extreme poverty. The rich and the poor have marital problems. The rich and the poor have the same challenges that can lead to financial ruin and personal despair. In the end, it is not what happens that determines the quality of our lives, it is what we choose to do when we discover that the wind has changed directions.

When things change, we must change. We must struggle to our feet again and reset the boat to steer us forward the destination of our own deliberate choosing. The set of the boat-how we think and how we respond – has a far greater capacity to alter our lives than any challenges we face. How quickly and responsibly we react to adversity is far more important than the adversity itself. Once we discipline ourselves to understand this, we will finally and willingly conclude that the great challenge of life is to control the process of our thinking.

Learning to reset the boat with changing winds rather than permitting ourselves to be blown in a direction you did not purposely choose requires the development of a whole new discipline. It involves going to work on establishing a powerful, personal philosophy that will help to influence in a positive way all that you do, think and decide.

If you can succeed, the result will be a positive change in your income, lifestyle and relationships.