Sometimes, our approach to everything is a case of mind over matter especially when it comes to weather issues that we have no control over.
To an extent it might be true that peoples moods are highly affected by the weather, maybe there might even be a scientific explanation for this.
However, I maintain that since we have absolutely no control over sultry summer heats or bitter winter chills, we can only exercise control over how we choose to react to either situation.
Each season has it’s beauty, even the harsh seasons like Winter which comes with a lot of challenges, dampness and grayness.
Nonetheless, if we choose to look at things with the attitude of acceptance and positivity, it will also elevate our mind and change our altitude, that we will begin to actively seek ways to make that period pass more pleasurably.
There is no point in wasting a good couple of months sitting in the doldrums of misery, for a situation that cannot be changed. It is a case of Lord give me the grace to accept and endure the things that I cannot change.
When we moved to Dubai in July, the heat was second to none.
It sweltered so badly that one would have surely suffered from heatstroke from being out in such fiery heat.
We simply adjusted and found ways of keeping out of the heat, living and hydrating.
Now the temperature has cooled sufficiently and the weather is absolutely divine.
I intend to wring out every moment of it to the best of my ability whilst it last because, who knows what Madam Winter has to offer next time around.
My little ditty might make you catch a cold but will put a smile on your face.
© Jacqueline Oby-Ikocha
The Daily Post prompt Climate Control
The idea that the weather and people’s moods are connected is quite old. Do you agree? If yes, how does the weather affect your mood?
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