It is now exactly four weeks since my back surgery, a surgery I thought I would bounce back from with a few weeks, but I guess the man upstairs had other plans. Sometimes what we want isn’t what we get. Instead, we get what we need
Apparently I needed this time to heal, to refresh and to take stock of personal as well as professional issues and what I have discovered is that sometimes change is good
For one, I have learned that the marketing programs to which I refer to may not be as easy to implement at someone else’s center as it is my own
I have learned that having even more patience to get tasks done is a blessing and usually things always take 25% to 50% more than you think they will
I have learned that pain, whether mental or physical, sets us up for truly appreciating the pleasure of achievement, good health, warm cozy fires and the magnificence of friendship and family
I have learned that as the world turns in its many mystical and mysterious ways, Dennis Waitley, an American motivational speaker, writer and consultant, is right when he says, “there are only two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility of changing them.”
And finally I have learned that remaining curious and open to new ideas is but one pathway – IMHO, the most important one – to becoming a truly happy, satisfied and caring person.