Sometimes, the fact that we 'know what we like and like what we know' is as unhelpful as it is helpful. If, for example, there's a particular item we want to buy, we can decide the first one we set eyes on will do. We see no need to explore other options. Even if you feel you've found a seemingly ideal option or solution, it certainly won't hurt to do a bit more exploring before committing yourself.
'Only mix with positive people.' We hear this all the time and can have our own ideas about what 'positive' means, but certainly don't need to be told to interact with such folk. Even someone we believe to be negative can have numerous positive qualities. Apply some careful consideration before drawing any conclusions about who you believe to be a positive or negative influence. If you look for what's positive in others, then you'll find such qualities with ease.
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'I've been here before.' We say or hear such words about a situation that's less than hopeful or uninspiring. We can all, at times, be a bit too quick to believe that results achieved in the past are inevitable in the present. It's likely that you're returning to or re-visiting a plan that didn't go to plan previously. But don't underestimate the stronger and more knowledgeable position you're in now. Look back only to draw upon a lesson learned.
What somebody thinks about you or an aspect of your world clearly matters to you. Otherwise, you wouldn't take it so personally or get so riled up when they voice their opinions. But there appears to be common ground that you and this individual can find. In truth, they're unlikely to be telling you anything you don't know already. All you need to do is let them know that you accept their view, and you're 'on the case' - but in your own time.
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What appears to be needed is a small adjustment or a minor tweak to a plan. What isn't required is a major rethink or revision. You look set to experience a brainwave or an epiphany that could point you in the right direction or put a strategy well and truly on track or maybe back on track. For now, resist making any dramatic changes. Give your helpful and timely Eureka Moment a chance to manifest.
We feel a sense of pride when we manage to demonstrate cleverness that exceeds the brilliance of somebody who is supposed to be difficult to trick or fool. Government institutions and large corporations can have flaws in the ways they operate, which leave great big gaps for anyone to exploit. An issue may exist regarding whether you can take advantage of such a flaw now. But, in truth, it's not so much a case of whether you can, but whether you should!
It can be easy to come up with many ideas to safeguard particular plans. Contingency plans can be helpful, but once we start creating contingency plans for our contingency plans, that's when we might need to accept that we're going to unnecessary lengths! You can make something much less complicated by trusting an initial strategy you've created. Once you see proof that it works, you will (hopefully) not feel so obliged to come up with and rely on backup plans.
In the same way the right level of pepper can turn an otherwise bland stew into something delectable, a tiny bit of pressure can have its benefits. Without enough, we may feel unmotivated to take a necessary step. With too much, we resent or become fearful of what we must do. Right now, in true 'Goldilocks style,' you're smack in the middle. Don't believe you must succumb to any further pressure than you have created already. What you have is 'just right' in all the necessary ways.
Sometimes, we can mistake 'the writing on the wall' for a great big neon billboard. In other words, we can see warning signs were none exist. Although you're likely to have an accurate understanding or assessment of particular circumstances, there could be a tiny risk of seeing an aspect of them in an unnecessary and unfounded light. Right now, it's more important that you focus on the journey rather than the destination.
Autostereograms - they were popular in the 80s and 90s and seem to have made a recent return on social media. I refer to intricately-designed pictures that, when you let your eyes relax, you see a 3-D image concealed within them. Similarly, where you might see nothing but a complex 'picture,' something inspiring lies beyond it. Push the complexities to one side, and you can expect to see something positively impressive and inspiring.
Somehow, somewhere, what you thought would be simple and straightforward could reveal itself to be frustratingly complex. This could be due to the implications of a decision or an action being more far-reaching then you thought. Perhaps, you have more factors - or possibly people - to consider than you thought you would. But as more complexities arise, they're indicative of how influential your action or decision could be. Trust that you're helped to do what's right and fair.
If a situation or an arrangement seems stuck or immovable, then that's a clear indication of the fact that you've done all you can to move it forward for the time being. Even if the proverbial ball is in someone else's court, there may also be limits to what they can do to accelerate a process. That means you can take comfort from the fact that, as far as the present is concerned, you are where you need to be. Right here, right now, that's what matters.
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