“The place between your comfort zone and your dream is where life takes place.” ~ Helen Keller
Life can sometimes become so hectic even crazy that we can begin to feel we’re not really living, just existing like shadows of our former selves. When this happens we need to start living between the spaces of our life.
There is a space between the situation that is happening, or one we fear is going to happen, and how we are reacting to it. That space between the two is the stillness and the balance where we should be living. It’s the place to be when life gets out of control and we start stressing.
“When you let go, you create space for better things to enter into your life.” ~ Steve Maraboli
When we’re not trying to live in that chaotic zone of our life, we are better able to move forward and have the life we really want. We become more creative, joyful, and feel gratitude for life.
When feeling stressed try closing your eyes. Now take a deep breath through your nose and exhale softly through your mouth. Visualize the problem. See your negative reaction to the problem. Imagine a large space between the two. See yourself going into that space and feel the calm and balance washing over you. This is your sweet spot where your life is meant to be lived.
“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response, lies our growth and our freedom.”
~ Viktor Frankl, Auschwitz survivor
Find that power and start living a more balanced and happy life.