at a time when he doesn't
particularly feel like it."
I used to believe as this quote states, but have
changed my mind. I don't remember where I got this idea. Maybe I saw this quote
a long time ago, but somewhere along the line I adopted this attitude and even
promoted the idea that being a professional is doing it anyway even when you
don't feel like it.
The trouble came with the results. When you don't
feel like it, I don't care whether you are a professional or an amateur, it
isn't going to come out like it will when you DO feel like it.
Consequently, a better way is to find a way to FEEL
like it rather than to cover it up with extraordinary effort and stodgy
Maybe you need to go to the bathroom and meditate
for a few minutes, but whatever it is, the mind must come to a better conclusion
than to work through it.
I have found in the last few years a far better
method: choose a better feeling thought and keep choosing a better feeling
thought over and over again until you are feeling better. It need not take
longer than a few minutes. It is easy and it works like magic. You can go in
dinky little increments, but the key is that it has to be better than the
I Feel Better Already. . .
Spread Some Joy Today--Gratitude is a good tool as well. . .