A negative situation happened to me during work. I internalized the conflict and took it personal. Though the comment of my paraprofessional hurtful, untrue and humiliating (she said it in front of the kids), I could have taken the situation in a productive way.
Upon this tragic event, I realize that I had a problem with my emotional being. I started to notice a pattern that has been happening during the work place. I wanted to find a solution to this internal problem that I had. I realized that when a co-worker said or did something I did not like, I would either say or do something negative back or avoid her all together.
I came upon this Catholic Psychology school webinar. It talked about the two types of psychology one is the disease model which tends to look at the past. The other is known as positive psychology. I started to work toward a goal that I could work on for today, which will continue for about a month until it becomes a habit.
I never heard that one could work on a virtue as a goal. So there are many types of virtues out there (I probably will write another blog about this). This is what has made me work so hard today so I don’t focus on the past.
So my tip for today. Think of a virtue you would like to work on today. Write in a notebook to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and Scared Heart of Jesus on this goal. Read the bible for inspiration, pray the Rosary to obtain that grace…