Managing to Stay Positive

Yup a strange title under the present circumstances. And it’s quite hard to do. Especially this last week as the Achilles has gone again. But, I am prepared this time so lots of physio, Yoga and strength exercise.

One thing I have found is that people have become much more important. I’ve discovered a love for them. (Well some of themπŸ˜‚) In the past it was so easy to take people for granted but, as they say, you don’t miss something until it’s been taken away. 😍

Luckily I am generally a happy person but this situation has made me happier. That is probably the rebel in me. If you want me to do something? Tell me I can’t do it lol. Tell me I can’t have something? I will fight tooth and nail to have it. I think that makes the achievement much more precious. So when I’m surrounded by strife I will automatically try and fill the world with joy.

That’s where Sooty came in. He was just so off the wall to everything else that was happening. Apart from that, don’t watch the news, read the newspapers or listen to the bloke at work that says, “It’s all fake, and a world government/oligarch conspiracy.” I connect with people everyday, it may only be online but hey, they are still people. And of course I have you wonderful folks on here. So yeah it’s a crap time but my blood is still warm xxx

About charliecountryboy

Part-time Carpentry Assessor. writer, runner, guitarist. Curious about life and all those wonderful people in it.
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33 Responses to Managing to Stay Positive

  1. Great post! Yes, your positivity is always appreciated, Charlie. Heal well.

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  2. Charlie, you’re an inspiration. Keep up the good work and we’ll try to follow in your footsteps.
    Barbara

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  3. Angel says:

    Can we talk about your guitars?

    Meaning you write some posts about them and your favorite music, how you learned to play, your early and later influences and all of that. πŸ˜€

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  4. The energy which we waste for think negative thinking same energy

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  5. Same energy is needed for thinking positive things ..
    It’s great when we realise thatπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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  6. good post πŸ™‚ got the lesson: stay positive, connect /secure way/ with good people, and don’t watch the news πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‰

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  7. JoJo says:

    Yoga has kept me positive this last year too 😊

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  8. I expect cheerfulness from Americans because they all have the Pollyanna gene but I thought better of a man from Yorkshire. It won’t do, you know, it won’t do at all. You’ll be developing scruples and good taste next. You’re probably just weak after the injury. I will send telepathic messages of support and hope you return to normal as quickly as possible. πŸ™‚

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  9. Carolyn Page says:

    Yes, Charlie, I truly appreciate what you’ve said.
    It’s definitely the ‘people’ in life that make it all worthwhile. Since November/December we were able to return to some dance socials. Wow; hadn’t we missed them. Yes, we’d missed the dancing, but it was the people we’d really missed.
    xoxoxo

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  10. Laleh Chini says:

    I need thatπŸ˜‚

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  11. Anne says:

    Nice star plank Charlie!! Awesome post to keep us upbeat πŸ˜€

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  12. Yes yes we need to laugh.. πŸ˜‰

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  13. The Hinoeuma says:

    Geez. I thought I had commented on this when I read it. Apparently, NOT. *facepalm*

    I like your attitude.

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  14. Thank you, it’s hard work at the moment πŸ˜‚

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