Kindheartedness, compassion, and seeing the best in others are some of our superpowers. We embody the best in ourselves and others when we navigate from these planes of being. And it’s also hurting us. Wait. Whaaat?!?
Conflict develops when two people say, “Here’s how I need you to be.” Resolution emerges when one of those people says, “I allow you to be exactly as you are.” One of you. You don’t need both. You don’t need to agree. You don’t even need the other’s conscious awareness. Just your own.
The other day I put my swimsuit on, to go sit in our new-to-us hot tub after a day of power washing the house in preparation for upcoming staining. I had one leg in, and was just putting my other foot through when a ginormous spider crawled out of my swimsuit and onto my hand.
In a fit of awesomeness and expansion, I said Yes to… Everything. Yes to taking a workshop. Yes to teaching other ones. Yes to attending a retreat. Yes to hosting a getaway weekend. Yes to a week-long road trip. Yes to an out of town wedding reception. Yes to a conference for work. Yes to […]
As a whole, we people have always needed to express ourselves to others. From cave walls to the Louvre. From telegraphing to texting. From social visits to social media. Self-expression creates community. It’s also part of our self-awareness process. When we share with others, we actually create ourselves. Because what we focus our attention on, […]