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Cyprus: Finding My Peace

I came here to reconnect. Spiritually. I don't like this negative feeling and it's only day one. I have to look at this situation and think.....ok, how can I make this better? How can I turn this around so that the negative becomes a positive and this experience is a good one for me?

I need to put my head down and do what I have to in order to survive this test. I have to accept that this is how it is here and just become part of the routine. Above all I have to remain true to myself. Remember why I came here. I came for me. So when all the work is done it's me time. Time to sit and reflect and just do me. Forget everything and everyone around me (selfish as it may seem) and just do me.

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