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Making The Choices You Make

Saturday, August 17, 2013





It's not their journey to make sense of.

That is not going to stop some people though. So the choice of how to respond is up to you.

What is my choice in those situations? I smile at them and say in a sincere tone of voice, "That's very interesting. Thank you for sharing that with me."

Then I get on with what works for me.

What about you? Do you have something you say or do in a similar situation?
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LORILEEPAGE 8/18/2013 2:00PM

    (I really like this saying. It hits the nail on the head!)

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123ELAINE456 8/17/2013 10:48PM

  Good Response.

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KAYDE53 8/17/2013 9:21PM

    Good response! emoticon

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KIKIMAV 8/17/2013 6:34PM

    That's a great way to react!
unfortunately, when it is my mother the one advising me, I cannot do that! She keeps insisting, until i do things her way, or hear me say "oh you are right , I will do it that way from now on". Gets on my nerves every time.

With the rest of the world I react like you more or less.
It is just with my mother that I cannot, because she does not understand boundaries!

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DEEGIRL50 8/17/2013 5:44PM

    You can never go wrong with a nod and a smile. I remember reading on PINKHOPE's blog about we're all going the same direction, on different roads, and in different vehicles. So true.
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GOOZLEBEAR 8/17/2013 2:27PM

    I like your response too and will try and remember that! emoticon

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SIMONEKP 8/17/2013 1:05PM

    Just had that conversation with my dad

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FELINEBETTER 8/17/2013 1:00PM

    My standard is "You just got to find what works for YOU." That's usually enough said. emoticon

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SLRASSLL 8/17/2013 12:55PM

    Wise words! I do much the same with those who 'share' what they feel is the best way of doing things. Sometimes it inspires me to try something new. Sometimes it shows me what not to do emoticon

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KITT52 8/17/2013 12:48PM

    right on...we all have to find what works for us...

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WEEPINGANGEL74 8/17/2013 11:37AM

    "To each his own" or "that's great, good luck with that"

Luckily I don't get asked often but when people ask how I've lost the weight so far I tell them "boxing" and don't mention my food choices.

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PIXIE-LICIOUS 8/17/2013 11:31AM

    emoticon

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CAT609 8/17/2013 9:27AM

    Woohoo!

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COCK-ROBIN 8/17/2013 9:05AM

    Wonderful!

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EWL978 8/17/2013 8:46AM

    Guess it's "nicer" than saying, "that's none of your business" emoticon

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LKS2GAB2 8/17/2013 8:42AM

    I do the same thing. Everyone has advice or solution rather you want it or not.

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ELMA1913 8/17/2013 8:39AM

    I love your response. I will remember that one. emoticon

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