Dom Perignon, the famous 17th century monk spent his time working in wine cellars in France. He had a personal obsession with getting the annoying bubbles out of the wine bottles. Why? Because of a process called secondary fermentation. You see, the wine was originally fermented in a barrel. Once transferred to the bottle it would start to ferment all over again. Bubbles would be created. This formed a powerful energy bottleneck.
Here’s a great template for you to shift your mindset instantly when life is proving tricky. Write on a piece of paper: “When life serves me a bunch of lemons, I choose to make lemonade” Then right underneath, insert your ACTUAL circumstance into the same structure. “When life serves me (X-situation) I chose to (Y-action)” It gives you an instant affirmation. If you’re struggling with it, ask a third party to act as sounding board and help you.
“Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is! " Dita Von Teese “First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great.” Alyssa Milano And so… What is it about the energy of sad songs and heartbreak songs that keep people’s attention?
A little bit of salt makes a meal magnificent. But too much too quickly spoils it. In one sitting, a tiny pinch of salt can be perfect. Even magnificent if you get everything right. Over a year though, you consume a small mountain of salt. It would poison you in one sitting. What if your destiny is the same? Somewhere in your subconscious, you know EXACTLY what’s in store for you.
An intriguing question… Does a butterfly get to see it’s own wings? Possibly, possibly not. The truth is nobody’s ever asked her. So it’s anyone’s guess. Clearly though, for the fortnight that she’s alive, her focus is on two things… Eating (sucking nectar through a straw) and mating. Time is short. Stopping to look in the mirror is not on the agenda. And even if it was, would it really make any difference?