Stress Relief from making detours can be an amazing awareness. Mary enjoyed stress relief from driving. She had an awesome experience whenever she drove. Lately Mary was becoming irritated.
Let me explain.
Mary had received extensive training as a former school bus driver. Consequently she was superbly confident in her driving ability. Mary was irritated because she now realized that everybody wanted her to drive them from point A to B. Nobody offered to drive her anywhere.
One day she was planning to attend a function. Her car was already full and a dear friend who lived an hour out of Mary’s way wanted her to go to the function and then come back and pick her up ( this friend was an hour out of her way). Mary said no, but felt guilty after saying no and requested my assistance in helping her deal with her guilt.
As a former school bus driver Mary was in the habit of picking up children on a route. Mary also believed that she could drive better than anyone else. This belief prevented Mary from being driven around by anyone.
With some facilitation on my part, Mary now understands the dilemma she had created for herself. She was mad as a hatter because she always thought it was someone else’s fault. Mary admitted that she was not consciously aware of her behavior.
She also realized that although she was a good driver she did not have fun driving. What that means was that like the school bus driver she had those stops to make and could not make a detour. Mary said that she is now relieved and relaxed and no longer upset with her friend who wanted her to go an hour out of her way to pick her up.
So what is the moral of the story?
Sometimes we have habits which are excellent and serve a wonderful purpose. As our roles change in life we need to make the necessary adjustments like understanding the mentality of the school bus driver vs. simply having fun when driving your car.
In the first case we have a routine we must follow (school bus driver) and the second case we can choose to enjoy the pleasure of driving and having fun making as many detours as we wish.
Cecil McIntosh, The EYC™ Stress Circuit Breaker with 14 years of experience helping Entrepreneurs like you, stay focused, get more done and find more time, so that you can live in the moment. He is a published author of many audio Relaxation Programs using accelerated learning approaches and a Teacher, NLP Trainer and Coach. You can reach Cecil at email@example.com
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