Jo’s Journal: Sometimes You Need a Reset


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Sometimes You Need a Reset

Sitting alone to embrace your thoughts

by Joanne Troppello

“Every sunset is an opportunity to reset. Every sunrise begins with new eyes.” — Richie Norton

I don’t know about you, but there are times when I need a reset. Maybe the work week was long, or I had to deal with stressful circumstances in my personal life.

Resetting my focus is an important part of maintaining my emotional and mental health and well-being.

There are times you may need a reset, so get that alone time—even if it’s only a few minutes—and embrace your thoughts.

Focus on the positivity in your life

“If positivity is not your mindset, then reset.” — Josh Stern

I recently learned about the sunflower’s symbolism. I wrote an article on how I want to be like the sunflower and always seek the sunlight in my life.

The statement by Josh Stern is so true. You need to reset your mindset if positivity is not your main focus.

Yes, I know life is hard and I’m not living with rose colored glasses on. However, I am trying to find the silver linings in my life through the midst of daily stress and other difficulties.

When you take the time to reset your focus, you can embrace the positivity in your life. It may see like dark clouds are constantly bringing rain to your parade, but if you look hard enough, you can find something to be grateful for.

See the bigger picture for your life

“Reset your tune to Divine melody.” — Mahrukh Memom

I believe in God. Maybe you don’t.

However, when you reset your focus to seeing the bigger picture in your life, that can bring peace and acceptance—which can help you move forward toward accomplishing new goals.

Maintain a changed mindset

“A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life: he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Resetting your perspective can help you cultivate a changed mindset that can be effective in augmenting personal growth and development. When you learn how to respond and not react to people and circumstances, you’ll be able to achieve more in life—and help others succeed with you.

Changing the way you think by resetting your perspective may be just what you need to inspire new growth and improve your productivity.

About the Author

Joanne Troppello at Mustard Seed Sentinel

Joanne Troppello is an author, writer, and poet. She is the publisher of the online Christian lifestyle magazine, Mustard Seed Sentinel.


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