My New Favorite (Polish) Saying!

2 Jul

A client and I were talking how we needlessly take on other people’s “stuff”.  She told me a Polish saying that was a great reminder to separate ourselves from others’ issues, feelings or reactions.  I’d never heard this saying (even though I’m half Polish . . .).  Does this create a brrrrrrrrrrriliant reminder, or what!?

“It’s not my circus, not my monkeys”  

Ponder on that!

Ponder on that!

nie mój cyrk, nie moje małpy

not my business
literally: not my circus, not my monkeys

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It sounds catchier in Polish.

3 Responses to “My New Favorite (Polish) Saying!”

  1. aeeda (@aaida) July 3, 2014 at 1:29 pm #

    It’s called ‘detachment’ and good when it’s detachment with love.
    Ida

    Like

    • CuriositytotheMax July 3, 2014 at 11:32 pm #

      Aeeda,
      Your words are wise, very wise. From my perspective you “nailed it”.

      Like

  2. remismom7877 July 2, 2014 at 7:06 pm #

    That is excellent!!! Makes it so clear!! THANX!

    L

    Like

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