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On being agreeable

As I practice random daily bouts of being agreeable, I discover more about what being agreeable is, and what it is not. Here is what I am learning:

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Practices similar AF*

*Agreeable (being this) and Forgiveness (doing this) So it occurs to me that the benefits of being agreeable are amazingly similar to the benefits of forgiveness. Here’s from the previous post, on being agreeable. Now, consider this through the lens of forgiveness:

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The practice of being agreeable

There’s a practice I’ve heard of, where you are simply agreeable for a day. Okay, okay — maybe that’s better described as a challenge. (I’ll bet someone in your life popped into your head there. Maybe it’s your own self. I see you.) Either way, the idea is that we purposefully, mindfully, and consciously choose […]

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Benchmarks of leveling up in relationship

Watch the above video till the end. All the way through. Even if you think you know what is coming. Even if you’ve already seen it. (Oh, for crying out loud, it’s only four minutes and ten seconds to the end credits. Consider it easy meditation time, and just enjoy.) QUESTIONS TO PONDER, NOW THAT […]

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Miss Understood

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.” OneĀ 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.

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