Which Wolf Am I Feeding?
Some call it focusing on the good, some call it sticking their heads in the sand, some call it not facing reality....and some call it feeding the wolf.
A Native American grandfather said to his grandson: "I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is a vengeful, angry, violent one. The other wolf is a loving, compassionate one." His grandson asked him, "which wolf will win the fight in your heart?" The grandfather replied "The one I feed".
In other words, what you focus on expands. You can continue to be angry at the person you work with, you can swear at the driver that cut you off, you can argue with a family member to prove your rightness.....How's that going for you?
The next time those feelings rush to the surface, make a cognizant effort to think something else, focus on something different. It won't change overnight, but it will change if you keep your focus on the good.
Which wolf are you going to feed today?