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Wellbeing Wednesday – I am Creating a New Experience

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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 am creating a new experience - free printable

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!


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  • Pamela Baker November 9, 2017, 02:50

    A perfect quotation that so many of us forget. It is a great way to start the Holidays – perhaps reach out to a friend or relative that you may have distanced yourself from; or a great thought to start the new year.
    Think of how we encourage our little children to not be afraid – try something new, take that extra step, encouraging them all the way to help them grow. So too, we need to take that positive leap into a new beginning!
    Thanks Natasha.

    • Natasha November 9, 2017, 05:47

      Great examples of ways to create a new, positive experience as we head into the final weeks of the year! Thanks and I’m glad you like the quotation. =)

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