It is well with me only when I have chisel in my hand – Michelangelo

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What tools do you have that you be well?

The first time I read the quote,It is well with me only when I have chisel in my hand, I only thought of it as for the artists. Over time, however, I have looked it from different point of view and it fits so well with the theme of Resilience  because it reminds us of how we be well when we have the tools in our hand.

In fact, I think every one who is Resilient or is aspiring for Resilience would do well to read this quote, understand it and start applying it to their daily lives.

We have some tools and then can always get more. But first are we aware of what we already have?

Of course telling someone to apply self discovery and actually doing it are two different things. And that’s why you’re about to learn how you can make this part of you life.

Let’s jump in…

“It is well with me only when I have chisel in my hand.”

– Michelangelo

This simple way to or meditate will

help you apply the quote and transform into a  Calm, Optimistic & Resilient:

Spend 5 minutes or more on 1. Reflect & 2. Respond and then 3. Integrate this in your life.

1. REFLECT:

  • Close your eyes, take a deep breath and Relax.
  • With every Breath in Relax
  • With every Breath Out –
  • Come back to breath every time you get distracted by thoughts.

2. RESPOND: 

  • When you feel settled, think about what tools you have like skills, people, resources.
  • Rejoice, Smile and be happy
  • Affirm by repeating of :
    • “I am Talented”
    • “I am Inspired”
    • “I am Ready”
  • Connect with the power inside you and what lies in front of you where you can apply your skills & talent.
  • Feel Inspired & Ready to get started.

3. INTEGRATE:

Remember this practice, quote & Affirmation. Any time you need it, take a pause remind yourself that you are the Captain of your life, you have the power of choose. You are always ready to do what you can with what you can control.

About the Author of Quote:  Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, known simply as Michelangelo, was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence, who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art.

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