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yesterday was filled with lovely messages from my colleagues…

among them came an email with an ezine article from Pauseworks.com…

it talked about how we act like we are covered with teflon when given compliments… we tend to brush them off… 

and we treat negative comments like velcro… letting them stick…

this certainly rang true for me… 

I remember years ago, having performance reviews that were filled with positive comments… but a single, not so positive, one would gnaw at me and I would forget or ignore all the good stuff…

for some time now I have been working hard to accept positive affirmation without putting a but into my response…

yesterday I accepted all of the comments… and soaked them up…

then I added them all to my comments folder in Outlook… great place to pop into and read when a day isn’t going so well…

  
the sunrise this morning was lovely…

  
sunlight on the top of the trees on the other side of the house…

just happened to look out at the exact moments to catch the beauty