Today’s Word Is . . .

365 Days of Transformation One Word at a Time©

Day #8  SATISFIED

There was a time when I thought “satisfied” meant more was expected of me.

If my parents, an employer, or client said they were satisfied, I always felt it implied I could have done better. My performance was adequate, not brilliant.

Customer service training reflected the belief that a satisfied client is acceptable, but it doesn’t mean they are thrilled or a raving fan.

Sales training reflected the belief that a satisfied client is okay, but better step up my game or next time they would probably buy somewhere else.

Employer’s evaluations ranked “Satisfactory” mid range on a scale from Poor to Excellent.

In the world of transformation and the Law of Attraction, I’ve discovered that satisfied can have a very positive meaning.

According to Webster’s Dictionary satisfied “fulfills the desires, expectations, needs, or demands of; make content. To put an end to (a desire, want, need, etc.) by sufficient or ample provision.”

Really liking those words “fulfills” and “ample.” No lack or further expectations implied.

I never experienced contentment or fulfillment until I experienced daily gratitude. Becoming grateful for who I am and what I have, created lightness inside me, a breathing space.

Gradually, as I started to enjoy that space inside me, I was willing to give that space to other people. I lost the desire to attempt to control or manipulate people or circumstances because it is too draining and a waste of precious energy.

Following yesterday’s word of grateful, today is entirely appropriate to say, “I am satisfied. The weight of the world is lifted when I release the need or desire to fix, control, or own what belongs to someone else.”

Transformation, one word, one day at a time.

Change your outlook.

Change your behavior.

When asked, “How are you?” answer with today’s word.

Satisfied 6-15-2016 © 2013 - 2016 Susan C. Fix All Rights Reserved ABlueSquash.com

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