Choosing our Reaction
We have the power to choose our response to any situation we are placed in. Taking the time to purposefully choose instead of instinctively react puts us in a place of power. Empowered with agency we can remove ourselves from the victim role and begin to take charge of the direction of our lives.
Henry B. Eyring
Talking About Grief
#7 How Does Choosing your Reaction empower you?
Today we will be discussing how choosing your reaction can be empowering. When loss happen, people often feel their lives are out of control, and we can begin to feel like victims. But each of us has the power to choose how we are going to respond in any given situation.
From the Editors Desk
Headaches will surely come. Russell M. Nelson shares a personal story to give encouragement for when we feel “weak in the heart.” “To the individual who is weak in the heart, be patient with yourself. Don’t demand things that are unreasonable, but demand of yourself improvement, as you let the Lord help you, He will make the difference.” We can choose to act in positive ways to help ourselves grow and move forward on the path of healing.
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