Like I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I’ve decided to bring back “Wellbeing Wednesday” printables, at least on an occasional basis! Sometimes I have thoughts I really want to share or come across a beautiful quotation I think others would enjoy and printables are the perfect opportunity to put these thoughts out there for the world. Today I want to share something I frequently need to remind myself of; every time you do something, you have the opportunity to create a new, positive experience, regardless of your past experiences with something similar.
I’ve found it’s far too easy to assume something will be unpleasant or go poorly based on a prior experience. As I’ve written many times in the past, you overwhelmingly receive what you expect. If you go into a situation with a negative expectation, you’ll probably find things to be unhappy about. If you remind yourself that this is an opportunity to create an entirely new, positive experience, then you’re a lot more likely to receive a positive outcome!
Reframing your expectations takes consistent work over a period of time, but the results are totally worth it. As we begin a new month and head into the holiday season, I challenge you to work on viewing something coming up as a new opportunity instead of allowing previous experiences to dominate your expectations. 🙂
As always, this is available as an 8×10 printable in the ‘printables for subscribers’ section of the blog. If you’re not a member yet, you can sign up using the box below this post! I currently send out a max of two emails a month and your get access to loads of free printables, templates, and patterns.
I hope you have an enjoyable November and a stress-free rest of the year!