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Queen of Your Own Life

Free Yourself from Toxic Drama

Dump Toxic Drama

There had been friends and family who had caused her a world of anger and hate. She decided it was time to take back her power by using this simple action and phrase, “As I breathe in calm and breathe out anger, I set myself free from other people’s toxic drama.” She was most definitely the Queen of her own life. – Queenisms™

Drama begets drama. But you can leave the theater. If a ranting negative Nellie is without an audience, her drama will have less power over us.

At the risk of mixing metaphors, here’s another way of saying it. We’re not saying that you should abandon your loved ones or walk away from your friends. We’re saying that when we’ve done everything we can to help a drowning person but that person is more invested in causing drama than in grabbing the lifesaver, then it’s important to get in your own lifeboat and row a safe distance away.  You can occasionally sound the horn and let them know that comfort and safety is available if they reach out, but you don’t need to go down in the wake.

Here’s to less drama and more calm seas in 2014.

 

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One Response to “Free Yourself from Toxic Drama”

  1. cindy says:

    I’m actually finding myself quite comfortable in my little row boat. I’ve even seen a friend or two row by in their own. Enough row boats, and we’ll have created a flotilla.

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