When others ask me for words of advice or encouragement, I revert back to the lesson I learned six years ago:
Remember to #LookUp
What is so valuable about #LookUp?
With only two practical, yet powerful words, #LookUp can help you shift your mental channel and gain perspective. Regardless of what you're going through: a bad day at the office, loss of a pet, or an annoying TSA line at an airport, #LookUp works to quickly check-in with yourself. Plus, there is a big bonus to this life tool. #LookUp can be carried with you everywhere.
Keeping it short and sweet, #LookUp has two simple components to remind us all to:
- Be in the moment, appreciating the beauty around you as well as the hazards. In essence, be mindful.
- Spin each situation positively. Although many occurrences appear negative at first, they are all detours to needed lessons and opportunity.
Now, I know that sometimes things get so tough that you feel powerless, but #LookUp is within your power. There are no wasted experiences in this life; all wounds, hiccups, and life hurdles turn into wisdom. #LookUp is an easy and fast way to ground yourself and see the upside of whatever you are going through.
So as you head out into the world today, keep #LookUp with you. Whatever you encounter a traffic jam, bad news via text, or something else that you have difficulty wrapping your brain around, take a moment to #LookUp.
To read more about how #LookUp and #LookUpDay were created, check out my book, When All Balls Drop.
You can also find #LookUp and #LookUpDay posts on social media by searching the two hashtags.
Here’s to looking up!