What can you do to protect your attitude from deep disappointment?

August 04, 2020

What can you do to protect your attitude from deep disappointment?

This is an important question to ask yourself now because so many situations feel like loss and disappointment. Begin by naming what is disappointing you. You can make a list or if it is one significant issue, make sure you acknowledge that it is true for you and feel it. You can be disappointed in yourself; your subordinates; your family; your government; your choices. So many places we humans have our expectations not met and then we sink into disappointment.

Vacations not taken seems to be a big disappointment for many right now. The people who live in the place that you wanted to vacation are also not enjoying their place so much either. Will there be a next year to plan for? Will you ever get to go to Costa Rica and visit the rain forest? Or to the coast of North Carolina and experience the outer banks? Does the loss of the time there really need to disappoint you or are you just sick and tired of the new normal?:

Being disappointed can feel terrible; lost; lonely; annoying. So what have you done in the past to shift you from disappointed to happy again? Try those. So many people are beginning to really rely on music to support them – break out the “hopeful” songs and sing them at the top of your lungs. I guarantee it will help. If you add some of your dance moves, your whole body will be working with you. Maybe the music you choose can become your theme song for the new normal times. My new one is Up Town Funk – now that is a song you can bust a move to

May I help? CoachNatalie@NatalieManor.com

Natalie R. Manor

Natalie R. Manor is a consultant, executive business coach, speaker, 5 time author and extraordinary facilitator.  Her consulting firm, Natalie Manor & Associates NMA, has attracted global success seeking clients and organizations for 30+ years.

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