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Throw out your rear-view mirror

Friday, February 15, 2013

I decided to subscribe to Jonathan Roche's latest challenge over on FlyLady and wondered why I wasnt recieving his emails. There they were in my junk file! I read his 15 Secrets to Better Health. Nothing really earth-shattering here for those of us who Spark. But one take-away idea is to quit dwelling on the past. We need to quit regretting our missed exercises and overeating from yesterday. There is nothing we can do about what happened in the past. Today is a fresh day. Let's make it a great one.

I am going to attempt to adopt that idea again in my own personal life. I have made mistakes in my life and my mind returns to those episodes again and again. I am going to remember that there is nothing I can do about what happened in the past. I am going to focus on today and the future. In interviews, I'm not going to be sorry about the past. I am going to focus on the present, things I've learned about myself since then, and the fact that I am a great person and would be an asset to any organization.

Keep on sparking, y'all!
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  • GAYLLYNNE
    Wonderful advice. Something to think about for sure!
    1392 days ago
  • KAREN608
    It used to be called, in the old days, to not listen to the old tapes, but same principal, the past is gone, thank goodness.
    1393 days ago
  • MARIANNE9855
    good for you! it is so hard in the interviews though. I know that if I ever get one I will present better this time even though I am still so big-since I move and feel so much better.
    I don't know what happened to you but since I was fired- I do have to acknowledge that in the interview and then prove to them why they should hire me. I think sometimes that stops me from even getting an interview because they see it on my application.

    Any way I know I have the skills to do great most places and I know you do too! We just need a chance. emoticon emoticon
    1393 days ago
  • PATRICIAANN46
    Great advice............. emoticon
    1393 days ago
  • CELEST
    Love that idea....so healthy.
    1393 days ago
  • NOTSOFLUFFYDAD
    past? what past? i don't recall any past.
    1393 days ago
  • DETERMINED_ME
    Yes dwelling on the past could hinder the present and the future.
    1393 days ago
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