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Caution – change ahead

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Caution - Change ahead!

Change - it's the constant companion of our lives. It weaves through our days, challenging and inspiring us. Though the world may shift and sway, our power lies in how we embrace and shape the currents of change.

What have been the most significant changes in your life? Write them down.

Consider: what did those changes teach you about yourself that better prepare you for navigating future changes? 

Practice: consciously catching your internal narrative about change and reframing on your strengths. ​​​​​​​

Decide to: shift your focus from what is out of your control to what you can control. How can you direct your energy towards taking meaningful action in areas where you have influence?

Reclaiming control

Life has a funny way of keeping us on our toes, doesn't it? Whether it's the unexpected twists and turns on the homefront or the ever-shifting sands of our work lives, we're constantly navigating the waves of change. But instead of clenching our fists around what's beyond our control, we can open our hearts and minds to what we can control—our thoughts, actions, and responses.

In the midst of all this change, cultivating an internal locus of control can make all the difference to our sense of well-being and fulfilment. Research consistently highlights the correlation between an internal locus of control and greater success and happiness. And it makes sense right? No matter how unpredictable or chaotic the world may be, we can always choose how we respond. We can choose to adapt, learn, and grow from every experience. We can choose to find opportunities for growth and positivity amidst the ever-changing tides of life. The choice is yours—will you seize it?

Image: Pragmatic Thinking

What small action can you take this week to nurture your internal locus of control and embrace the opportunities that change brings?

Love your Mondays. 

PS.Get ready for an exciting milestone! We are humbled to have so many people along with us on the journey to Loving Mondays. In fact it’s been 99 Love Mondays editions so far, and now for —the 100th edition!  It's a moment worth celebrating, and we couldn't have done it without you. Get ready to indulge in a steaming cup of brand-new Monday love, stirred with the usual shot of caffeine-infused inspiration. So stay tuned for the grand reveal next week, we can't wait to share the excitement of a very special Monday with you!