Linda

Curiosity over judgement.

Curiosity is an honorable stance when taken instead of judgement. No need to agree with someone else’s perspective, just hear it and be curious about it with an intent of gaining a better understanding.  Over the past several weeks, I’ve encountered actual situations where this mindset shift created measurable impact. The conversation between two people with vastly differing political views resulted...

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GOALS WITHOUT END

We never finish our BEING goals. They are goals without end. I’ll bet your list of goals for this year includes two types: project goals and being goals. The project goals are easier to mark as complete. Running a marathon, writing a book, eliminating financial debt – all have measurable completion. Being goals are different, they are without end (at least...

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Critical Cogs in the Wheel.

When did being a cog in the wheel become a negative thing? The idiom alludes to being one of many and unimportant. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There’s a mindfulness meditation that taught me to focus on appreciating every person who had a hand in making it possible for me to enjoy my morning coffee. From the farmer...

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