Sunday, July 7, 2019
And then, one of the other forum members asked, "What if you do nothing?"
Silence. Quiet filled the room.
After a pause and a slight bit of knowing laughter, she said “Well, it might just work itself out. We're doing a lot of the right things. Maybe it just needs a little time.”
Sometimes we get caught up in being "action-oriented.” We fix things by doing a bunch of stuff. And, sometimes we forget that "doing nothing" is a viable option!
Reflecting on the "do nothing trail" helps me separate the facts from the fiction in any area of my life. It helps me become an observer and lifts me out of my desire for action. Reflecting on the idea of doing nothing different from what I’m already doing helps me take stock from a different perspective.
And, doing nothing is sometimes the very best thing to do.
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