Recently, I discovered how I’ve conditioned myself to forgive in the absence of an apology; sadly, I had begun to no longer expect one. We are really bad at apologizing , let alone, asking for forgiveness when we’ve wronged someone. We Lean into the thought that the imperfections in another cancels out the need for accountability on our part. We close our connections by simply walking away and thinking “oh well”…convincing ourselves that the other person overreacted. The blind spots in our self awareness comes into play with us avoiding accountability, indulging in our pride, and yes, upholding the fear of vulnerability.
I started thinking about how jarring it is to discover that you’re disliked by someone. These days people don’t come out and say ”I don’t like you.”…… Read more “You don’t like me & I’m OK with that”
My greatest moments were born from my greatest discomforts. I’ve been pushed, pulled, and dragged into situations that I felt ill-prepared for and totally blindsided by; yet…… Read more “Let’s Get Uncomfortable”