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When Bad is Good

What you will get:The flip side of negative experiences.

 

Bad is Good.

 

At least sometimes.

 

It’s just at the time, it may not feel good.

 

You see…

 

Some of your greatest learning and wisdom will come from negative experiences in your life.

 

Once the pain has passed.
Once the anger has faded.
Once the hurt has gone.

 

Take a moment now…

 

…to think of something in your life that triggered negative emotions in you.
A real challenge.
A loss.
A fast track to your anger button.

 

And now, spend a few moments reflecting on how the event helped you.

 

For example…

 

Did it help you grow stronger and discover inner resilience and strength you don’t know you had?

 

Did it help you appreciate aspects of your life that you were taking for granted?

 

Did it help you become wiser?

 

Did it help you to strengthen an important relationship?

 

Did it help you make important choices?

 

Did it help you become more honest and open and express your feelings?

 

Did it help you to become a more compassionate and forgiving person?

 

Did it help you gain clarity on what is right for you?

 

And now…

 

Think about how this learning has helped you and will continue to help you in the future?

 

The growth it gave you that will stay as a part of you .

 

The new opportunities it has revealed to you.

 

The clearer perspective it gifted you.

 

You see…

 

Bad is often Good.

 

It just takes a the good a little time to emerge, once the fog of emotion has cleared.

 

Because every time that mist rolls in from the sea, you know it will not last.

 

You know mist always passes and is followed by rays of sunshine.

 

I’m off to reflect on how much the negative experiences in my life have given me.

 

How about you?

 

To your fulfilment.

 

Steve

 

 

 

Steve Neale
“Creator of the Limbic Performance System for Outstanding Leadership”

 

Psychologist, Executive Coach, EI Practitioner, Award Winning Trainer, International Author, Psychodynamic Therapist, Hypnotherapist, Mindfulness Instructor, International Speaker, Creator of the LPS, Creator of the Accredited Masters in High Performance Leadership