The media is always flooded with not-so-great things, but the past few weeks have been particularly heartbreaking. It’s easy to get caught up in everyone’s opinions and reporters overdramatizing everything, but what does that really do? How does that help anything, really?
What if, instead of perpetuating the drama, we offered something else? Something that might seem completely unrelated, but could actually offer a remedy. And that remedy is simpler than you think. Be the light.
As my dear friend Albus Dumbledore said, “Happiness can be found in the darkest of times if one remembers to turn on the light.” And during dark times we have a choice to either keep feeling around in the dark, or turn on the light.
The Summer Solstice is happening on Tuesday, which means it’s the longest day of the year. Daylight will stretch and bring light to the darkest hours of the night. What a wonderful time to counter some of the dark occurrences with a bit of light.
So how to do this? Where to begin? The specific manifestations of it really does depend on the situation. Reading the room, knowing the audience, so to speak. But here are a few things to consider no matter the situation.Read More