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We are constantly supported. Always.

Yesterday evening I was struggling. I was tired, my spouse was tired, and as we were outside together we were gently getting on each other’s last nerve just by breathing. It happens occassionally, because we are human. The question is less “do you know what I mean” and more “how recently have you experienced this.” […]

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This practice agrees with you

As I practice periodic mindful sessions of being agreeable, I experienced an AHA about myself so huge that I had to sit down. It helped me make sense of and have greater compassion for myself, leveled-up. (Which of course is then also projected toward others.) And it’s regarding wanting to be understood, and people-pleasing. These […]

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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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