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Monday thought #16: The ONE thing that everybody wants....

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Monday thought #16: The ONE thing that everybody wants....
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….is….to feel good.

 Huh?

 "That is not rocket science, Claudia...I really expected something more spectacular!" - you might think.

You're right - it isn't. 

The thing is - good can mean many different things for different people.

AND - many don't. Feel good that is (reason enough to talk about it!)

At least not when they are honest with themselves and don't put the social media or "professional" mask on.

Because they're waiting for the next thing to happen to ALLOW themselves to feel good.

 The infamous.....

If/when I do/achieve/have ……I will feel great/happy/good/successful….(fill in the blanks).

Tricky though. Cause it might not happen.

IF it comes though... the money, the career, the lover…they can all trigger us feeling great. Nothing wrong with that.

BUT today I have a different suggestion.

Listen in to this week's podcast to my pondering of:

1. What "good" means for different people
2. Why the circumstances or other...

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The thing to do that immediately boosts your happiness

Today was a glorious day here in Geneva: sunny, spring-like temperatures and fresh green all around me. I’m a total sucker for this new life sprouting out of the soil, trees and bushes and so I took a number of photos.

Gosh, it’s SO easy nowadays….when I was a kid there were still these films that had to be developed…oops, I’m digressing.

In the park opposite of where I live, I saw this art installation, which was erected a couple of years ago in recognition of Nelson Mandela and his promotion of peace.

I pass this thing basically every day. Today I went into the installation, looked up and took a photo. And took another one when I was a few metres away from it.

 

You would not believe that we’re looking at the same thing – when looking at the resulting photos.

Same thing – looking completely different.

And there was my inspiration for my weekly blog!

How we look at things

We see, hear, say and experience a plethora of things...

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