About your anchor

Thursday, August 27, 2015

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Firas jokingly calls me the support hotline for our friends- full of cheesy one-liners, mantras and weighted advice for those close to me.  As a person who wears her heart on her sleeve and has an embarrassing collection of quotes or book pages bookmarked or pinned, it sort of naturally comes with the territory.

When I was younger I had a friend, Jason (much smarter than his years) who would rather stoically give me the best advice.  Always a blanket statement that had enough scope for interpretation but aptly specific enough to hit a chord.  He would repeat it to me constantly in the midst of teen angst, frustrating circumstances, growing pains- I used to dislike it to an umpteenth degree.

What I now realise is that he was teaching me about creating an anchor.  A statement, a thought, an idea that took emotion out of a situation and inserted logic instead.  Very similar to focusing on an object while practicing yoga or returning to a pre-set protocol in work.  Something that would allow you to come back to a singular point of focus amongst the waywardness to help move you forward.

It's helped me so much and it's something that I realise I tell friends in conversations now too.  (Funny feeling that Jason is reading this and smiling).

Mine today: Nothing will make you feel better except doing the work. I hope creating your own anchoring statement or idea helps you along too. Let's go be amazing, friends.


  1. Lovely thoughts today Rincy! Sometimes you need some friendly words of advice to make you reevaluate a situation! I hope you've had a good week!

    Emma x

    1. Busy but good week! I feel like I've been dishing out advice by the buckets and very much likewise been receiving it with open arms , hence this post! ;) Hope you've had a good one too xx


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