It seems so obvious, but for years I haven’t lived as if I had a choice. People chose me and then they stuck. Unless they were obviously nasty people, or made me uncomfortable, they became a part of my life. I didn’t even ask myself- Do I want that person in my life? Do they add to my life? Are they on the same path as I am?
The simple realization that I have a choice was empowering.
How does it feel if you say it out loud in the first person?
I choose who is in my life.
When I meet someone new, the question is no longer- Do they like me?
The question is- How do I feel about them? Do I like them?
I don’t need everyone to like me. I don’t need to compromise myself for anyone’s approval. What I need is to consciously surround myself with quality people with whom spending time is joyful and effortless. After all, I’m creating the state of my life. And so are you.
Thoughts for your consideration…
Peace & Love,
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