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Monday Morning Motivation

Are you a thermometer or thermostat?

A thermometer simply responds to the environment. A thermostat changes the environment by directing resources to heat things up or cool things down. A thermometer is reactive; a thermostat is proactive.

If you've allowed your practice to be hijacked by fear or scarcity (reacting), leaning towards the thermometer side of things (down when the numbers are down, up when the numbers are up), consider these suggestions:

Manage your state. You may not be able to change the world, but you can change how you choose to react to it.

Focus on others. Worry less about yourself. Only as you enthusiastically serve the needs of others will your needs be met.

Ask for help. Everything you need is available. Everything. But you have to ask. Ask!

You're supported. You practice in a world governed by the Law of Cause and Effect. If you don't like the output, change the input!

Comments (1)


Bill, You always have been able to get to the heart of things quickly. Thanks again for another wonderful metaphor with a built-in challenge to improve.

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