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Be a goldfish

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Be a goldfish

If you haven’t had a chance to dive into Ted Lasso on Apple TV+, do yourself a favor and put it on your watch list. Matter of fact bump it to the top.

The series tells a story of a amateur American Football coach who is acquired to move to London to coach a premier soccer team when ownership changes hands.

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The deck is stacked against Ted. Matter of fact he is never meant to achieve success. But through his almost annoying optimism and can-do-attitude he begins to win over the team and people around him.

I’m still unpacking this series. So many lessons to unpack in just a few episodes. One of those is shared when Ted asks Sam to be like a goldfish. It’s the animal with the shortest memory. What a refreshing lens to view life through.

How many times have I played events over and over in my head. Each time digging more into a negative mindset. When in reality, I can process the feelings and lessons and then move on. Don’t dwell.

The world needs more gold fish.