Thriving Is All About Enjoying the Process Purposefully

January 9, 2015 8:12 PM

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When it comes to the word thrive, I like the definition of "flourishing." Imagine it is mid-summer and you are standing on the sidewalk admiring your neighbor's planting of zinnias. Each plant is large, almost the size of a small bush and covered in huge blossoms. Wouldn't you say that the zinnias were flourishing? Thriving? This, I think, is a good way to see ourselves as thriving. When we are thriving, our life is full of possibilities and bright with opportunities. When we're thriving, our face is to the sun. Just like the zinnias.

1. Enjoy the process. The Industrial Revolution brought along with it a mindset that working towards results was the goal of what we did; what we do. Set up the assembly lines and then race to celebrate the finished product. The result of the mechanization was deemed far more important than the proc...

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