I am beginning to wonder if Americans are no longer shocked by what they hear: they either believe one way or completely another way. Are we no longer paying attention or are we grappling with the onslaught of negativity? Why have we become unmotivated or procrastinators in our daily lives?
Is it COVID19 or is it political rhetoric?
Is it the online news or is it local television news?
Why are we not heeding the advice of experts?
Why do some us believe everything they hear television?
Who the heck is even fact checking these days?
I’ll tell you what, I had to face the fact I have become numb this weekend. News of yet another friend who took their life. I had the oh gawd reaction, and then I was numb. I thought about this and decided to meditate a bit, then finish hanging my artwork in the guest bedroom.
I have decided I do not want to be numb any longer. I know it’s really daunting these days, but we cannot allow ourselves to become complacent.
I know that people can be mean spirited on social media. Let’s pull ourselves away and let the negativity go. It’s not worth the energy of getting upset. And the damn name calling on social media. Someone has to start first and stop that behavior. Dang, it will be difficult!
Some complain about wearing a mask. Seriously? Have we become selfish or will be set an example for our neighbors and just wear that mask when we are out of our homes?
I know that life is truly challenging right now. Some of us have lost family or friends to COVID. Some have lost jobs. Some have jobs that will never be the same. Some are afraid to go back to school. Some want to play sports but is it worth a health of a young body? Some of us have to stay home. Some of us have jobs that have to interact with others. Some are feeling expendable at work.
If you can find a way to listen better, be better and help better, then I am fairly sure we will make it all work out.
#BeTheChange #PositiveAttitude #LifeLesson #PayAttention