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and reject, turn down and back out of 50-90 %
of the nonessentials,
even though you will think them all essential at first.
not as you might, ought or would like to be.
Self acceptance is the beginning of contentment,
which is rest and tension release for the nervous system.
For the time being, anything that says "You must"
should be answered by a flat refusal.
Refuse to think of the past.
Stop speculating, planning or foreboding for the future.
Defer decisions and allow Time, the Great Healer,
to act for you.
"A hundred years from now, what will this matter?"
Let this sink in. Say it over and over!
For every big forward effort, you deserve a giant leap back into temporary uselessness.
Masterly inactivity and recovery can move you into the future faster.
Three thousand years before Christ, an Egyptian physician said:
"The boatman reaches the landing
Partly by pulling, partly by letting go
The archer strikes the target
Partly by pulling, partly by letting go"
is summed up in a number of slogans
which you should repeat to yourself when you are confronted
by seemingly insoluble problems
or short comings:
Learn to shrug your shoulders.
If you force anything, force a smile.
Life is a long road that has many turns.
Reality entails hard choices
and disappointments, and that
Success is measured not in victories won and lost,
but by difficulties overcome along the way.
the "B-G-T-T" attitude:
Do your best and from then on one just
Be Good To Thyself.
Fall on your face moving forward into the Future
Not on your behind into the past.
If you say anything, say "I Love It!"
Never do anything to hurt yourself.
Hang in there. Be strong!
All the best.