Ever find yourself in a situation that doesn’t match your expectations or desires? Maybe it’s a new job or boss that is nothing like you’d anticipated. Maybe the day ahead is full of responsibility and you woke up sick and tired. What is your default behavior at times like this? Complain, quit, get ugly? Trudge on, barrel through and abuse yourself?
Consider one more option: look for the lesson. None of us have done this life in this body before. Every day is new and different from yesterday. In every situation, every conversation, every task, consider letting go of all preconceived ideas and wondering:
What am I to learn?