In this exuberant game I'm playing called generating my own life, there are no guarantees the mood I wake up into in the morning is consistent with the way I want living my life to look. Given the nature of human being, the mood I wake up into in the morning, isn't reliable. From the moment I wake up, the day is a blank canvas to be painted newly and ongoingly. Unfortunately yesterday's successes don't guarantee today's good moods.
Bad or good, the mood I wake up into, is machine generated. If it's a mood it's a mood. It makes no difference if it's a bad mood or if it's a good mood. A mood is a mood is a mood. In fact it's tantamount to seduction of the machinery to wake up into a good mood, and think it's something I've done to have it be that way (bad moods, of course, are always the fault of something or someone else, yes? ...). Without my intervention in the process by creating the day, I can't take any credit for the quality of what happens after I wake up.
For nearly thirty years, I've stood up in front of groups of technicians, leading seminars for many of the Fortune 1000 companies here in these United States. During this time leading hundred of seminars, I never once stood up in front of any of these groups - ever - without being uncomfortably shy, without wanting not to be there, without experiencing stage fright. You may think after a while with so much practice, it would get easier, it would become familiar territory, it would become a safe milieu - my personal genre if you will.
But it never has. The uncomfortable shyness of speaking in front of groups of people has never dissipated for me. And I don't mean just from a podium in front of an auditorium. I mean in small groups too - even those comprising just one other person.
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