Letting go of expectations
Having expectations can often feel like over planning in our mind.
I’m looking forward to spending time with my partner when s/he gets home from work.
Partner gets home from work and is pretty quiet, not engaged and tired.
You might feel upset, rejected or even angry.
You find out later s/he had a hard, long day at work.
Expecting someone to behave or act a certain way rarely turns out the way you want.
But you can…
Expect yourself to be great.
To be a good listener,
To be helpful, kind, courageous, present…all the qualities you expect in others,
Expect the best from yourself and you will bring it out in others.