100 Words: Con Mucho Gusto

CR 021714 012In English, the typical response to “Thank you” is “You’re Welcome.”
In Spanish, “Gracias” usually gets “De nada.
De nada means, “It’s nothing.”

In Costa Rica, the response to “Gracias” is “Con gusto. Con mucho gusto.
With pleasure. With much pleasure.

Every time I heard it I remembered: I can choose pleasure. I can choose to do whatever I’m doing, even if I’ve done it a thousand times before, with great pleasure.

Often I focus on what is not working, what does not feel good.
Imagine choosing to focus on pleasure instead.

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