Sunday, October 26, 2014

Sunday Confessions: Satisfied

This Week's prompt:
SATISFIED

When I first announced this week's prompt, the two most common reactions I got were about sex or food. 

Interesting.  

To be honest, it was my first thought too.  

But as I sat and thought about it this week I realized that satisfied should really be applied more and I had to ask myself if I'm satisfied in other areas of my life. 

Am I satisfied with my relationships?

Am I satisfied with my home?

Am I satisfied with my job?

Am I satisfied with myself?

There are some people in my life right now who aren't satisfied with themselves.  It bothers me because I think they should be.  They're good people.  They have people who love them.  They have jobs and homes and families.  And yet, somehow... they aren't satisfied and so they look for that satisfaction from people who come along and are willing to tell them a story and sell them a dream.

These people can't provide what they're peddling.  They have no intention to.  Perhaps somewhere in their minds they think they could be the person they want to talk about being, maybe that is someone they actually want to be... but the fact of the matter is that if they were going to be that person they would already be that person.

I think one of the most important things I'm learning is that it is important to ask people if they are satisfied with their life, and then look at their life based on their answer because it will tell you a lot about who they are.  

Are you satisfied?


3 comments:

  1. Those are really great questions Ash. I ask myself those everyday. As I'm trying to be a better version of myself everyday. Thanks for validating that with your way of thinking. 😊

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  2. I'm working on being satisfied with what I have and who I am so I won't find msyelf perpetually looking for happiness.

    Thank you for hosting and for providing yet another interesting topic Ash!



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  3. I think being "satisfied" is challenging for many of us. But I suppose there are differences....like being satisfied in your relationships vs. being satisfied with the amount of money you make. And then there are subtle differences - like is ambition not being satisfied - or is exercising everyday to stay slim not being satisfied - where is the line? I don't have the answer, just train of thought. But is definitely important for us to reflect on such questions. :-)

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