Everyday Annoyances and Energy

There are things that happen to us during the day, inconveniences, and annoyances that can really throw us off course and when these things happen what you do next is really crucial and will determine whether your energy is drained or generated. Let me share one of these moments with you. Three of my kids take music lessons at the university near us. It’s absolutely wonderful and their teachers are beyond excellent. But being at the university we get to navigate university parking twice a week. We caught this very lucky break as we found a parking lot that is right in front of the music department and it’s only $1 to park there for an hour. Love it. On the very rare occasion though this parking lot is full and we’re forced to park in the boonies and pay $6…like last week. We pulled up to the parking lot and it looked full but we decided to wait because people are always coming and going. So we idled behind this old corvette that was in front of us hoping, waiting for someone to leave. I noticed this student walking towards the corvette on crutches and I realized this car in front of me wasn’t waiting for a spot at all but was here to pick up this girl. Which was good news for me because it meant that I had next dibs on any cars leaving, right? Then as I thought that one car did start to leave only I couldn’t get around the corvette as the girl on crutches wasn’t in the car yet so I started to put my blinker on antsy for that spot as lesson time is nearing very close and then… another student in a small red car whips RIGHT INTO MY SPOT! The … Continue reading Everyday Annoyances and Energy