Thursday, May 03, 2012

wherein she overuses the word "energy"

choosing your path
such an awesome day. i went to a place where i know there is truly bad energy palpable in the very air. in fact, it was actually proven by a strange phenomenon as i approached...it was a sunny and gorgeous morning. several times along the way, i wished i had time to stop and snap a photo or two, the light was so beautiful, glowing golden green on the fields. but as i approached my destination, a heavy, grey fog settled over the very buildings themselves. the bad energy inside seemingly manifesting as an actual weather phenomenon outside. quite extraordinary.

but i was in a good place (thanks to my week of positivity) and took my positive energy inside with me, honestly feeling no apprehension about it, despite knowing what i knew about the place. and i was able to keep it all day, even tho' there were times when it flagged somewhat (hungry will do that to anyone). it helped that i was working with someone who definitely gives me positive energy. and even at the end of the day, i felt great. instead of being tired and finished, i had all of the energy i needed to change clothes and jump on my bike and go meet sabin, who was biking home. we found a sad, lost kitty in the forest along the way (and brought her home in my bike basket). then we ate out in the garden, grilling a leisurely dinner and having a glass of wine and enjoying the gorgeous weather.

it helped that the topic of today's course was on written communication. as we know, i love that. but honestly, a big part today was that on sunday night i decided to have a great week. i don't want to go all new agey, but it seems that there is something to the power of positive thinking (and sunshine). and of working with people who give you energy instead of taking it away.

i must remember this. it seems to be a powerful thing and gives new meaning to the notion of renewable energy.

5 comments:

Elizabeth said...

What a gorgeous, GORGEOUS picture.

So glad that your week turned out exactly as you wanted it to be. Enjoy a long and leisurely weekend.

Jasmine said...

I love the idea of thinking about this in terms of renewable energy...

Here's an article I came across recently - its kind of a total downer, but also really exciting. Deals with the power of intention and energy and thinking...

www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2011/09/the-dark-side-of-the-placebo-effect-when-intense-belief-kills/245065

Jess said...

I'm actually working on this this week also. I firmly believe your day/life/whatever is what you make of it. I know too many people that are miserable, draining and negative and secretly (or maybe not so secretly) love being so. Life's too short to be drug down by them.

Keep being positive! :D

celkalee said...

You are so correct. Negativity is palpable, sometimes visible, sometimes not. Glad you were able to rise above it, so to speak. I absolutely believe in the power of positive thinking. Right now I struggle with it a bit, but truly it has saved my life. I am always interested in methodology. Would you share?

Painting Queen said...

It is true, but doesn't it feel great when you knowingly experience it first hand! Sounds like the day turned out just lovely. Beautiful glowing photo too!