Change It Up


Tough times don’t come with a warning like dark gloomy clouds or flashing neon sign. But they do come, after all, life’s ups require life’s downs… the rising and crashing waves are part of the same ocean. During these hard times, the challenges he faced were great. The solutions were not in plain sight. Could he let this situation destroy him? No, for he knew that hard things do turn soft after a while. He focussed on what he could control, not what he could not. So, he just went about to keep high aspirations, moderate expectations, and small needs.

Linking this to the Wordy Wednesday @ Blog-A-Rhythm – Sentence Prompt -Keep high aspirations, moderate expectations, and small needs. -William Howard Stein


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31 thoughts on “Change It Up

  1. Isn’t that the most apt thing to do? How many can actually practice that? People have high expectations, even higher needs and unmatched aspirations.
    Good one in 100 Shilpa!

    • High expectations, even higher needs and unmatched aspirations… that’s the root cause of most problems. If only we learn to tame the needs and expectations. Believe me, it is possible to do just that! Thanks Parul, glad you liked it 🙂

  2. ” He focussed on what he could control, not what he could not. ”

    That’s my mantra these days 🙂 Thanks for reaffirming it, Shilpa

    • Oh yes, letting go of all the stuff you can’t control and using your time to do what you can control can give you a lot of peace and calm. Hope you ace it, Sid! 🙂

  3. He focussed on what he could control. ……….. silently says a lot about the person’s character. Tough times do not last but tough people do. In 100 words, Shilpa you told a tale of survival.

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