It’s the Ides of March! This date has a dark meaning for us because it refers to the assassination of Julius Caesar. However, it is just a way of referring to the day itself – the 15th of March. It’s only by association with a negative event in history that the date takes on such significance.
Are there times and places in your own history that have taken on negative tones because they have become associated with an event?
How would a mindful approach help disconnect the negative feeling tone from the date or place?
What strategies would help to remind you that it’s not the day or the place but the mental associations with them?