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.
When your loved ones are seeing through a lens of frustration and negativity, do you help them see another way by sharing your perspective of optimism and light? How does that go for you? For myself, I have noticed that as a species we seem to have an underwhelming appreciation for being offered a way […]