Day 165: Rejection, Schmejection

Here are the headlines:

HEADLINE # 1.

My son is home, recovering well from the spontaneous pneumothorax.

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HEADLINE #2.

My presentation about my new groups, at a 3-day group therapy conference this weekend —  which I’ve been blathering about for months (here and elsewhere) — has been cancelled, due to low registration.

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When you are upset, down, judgmental, or any other place you don’t want to be, try  this: Distracting yourself.  It works! Here’s proof: Rather than feeling  relief, disappointment, embarrassment, self-criticism,  conference-criticism, pessimism, or optimism, I am now thinking, “What the hell is going on with that cricket? And why?”

Gotta go to the conference.  Thanks so much for reading today.

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12 thoughts on “Day 165: Rejection, Schmejection

  1. loracdog

    Very well done!!!! Hope it goes well in all that you do this weekend! Glad you have great family including Michael, with Aaron!! Love you CG

  2. Gene Phillips

    Great distraction.

  3. There’s something about an insect-instrument wearing a hat that gets me every time.

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  8. Ouch! Sorry about the cancellation. But you went on to rave reviews, luckily

  9. You are so cool! I don’t believe I’ve truly read something like that before.
    So good to find another person with genuine
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