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There is one concept that hit me so hard that I had to listen, re-listen, and yet listen again until I could feel it completely soak in.
It's Peter's concept of CPA.
Create, Promote, Allow.
How it works is whatever negative situation you go through, you ask yourself, what did I do to either create, promote or allow this to happen?
Simple, right? But it can be a challenge. It strips us of the armor of "victim." We no longer can hide in its shadow. We can no longer put 100% blame on the other person, and/or the situation. It's a lot easier to look at the other guy and say, "Look how bad he treated me! What a jerk!" It's a lot harder to look so deeply inside and ask ourselves, "How could I have acted and reacted better to this situation?"
I am looking through times in my life, and for the most part I am able to easily apply the CPA. For example, in my battle with depression: I create the depression by my negative focus/thinking, I promote it by sleeping in instead of running those arduous, hilly four miles. I allow the depression by acting lethargically, allowing it to take hold of my life.
Looking at CPA is not the easiest task. Start small. Analyze the situations which have lesser impact. I am. Soon you'll be able to look at situations differently and perhaps not so negatively.
As for the positive side of CPA,
I'm going to keep creating blogs that help remember him, I'm going to keep promoting his concepts and ideas, and I'm going to continue to allow his good works to marinade inside my jostled brain until I've soaked up all the goodness and can apply them to my own life, heart and brain.