Community and Relationships
"All you need is love" -is not quite true according to Adam Kahane. In his book, Love and Power, he suggests we need to stay in the tension of both love and power
August 4 is the International Day of Forgiveness. Forgiveness is a great healer; it heals our hearts and it heals our communities. How do we learn how to forgive a bit more?
There are many self-serving reasons to be generous: it improves your health, it builds relationships and it begets generosity in return. How might I be a bit more generous in my life?
Often our well-intentioned responses to friends in need does not help. Watch out for advice and judgment; instead practice more listening and empathy.
How do we not take what others do and say personally? And how to we operate our lives out of our best selves versus in reaction to what others do or say?
Civil righs activist and US Congressman John Lewis often cites an an African proverb - when you pray, move your feet.
The second of The Four Agreements by Miguel Ruiz is "Don't Take It Personally". The more I learn about shadow and projection, the more I understand your reaction to me may h
Story telling connects us to each other. Even if we have very different conclusions about life, if you tell me your story, I will listen.