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Managing ourselves in a crisis starts with knowing ourselves. And knowing ourselves starts with listening to the stories we tell ourselves about us.
A lot of us are tired. One reason is that our brains are trying to re-write our personal OS, the stories we tell ourselves that drive our thoughts, feelings and actions.
It’s amazing the impact of the stories we tell ourselves.
The repetitiveness of this time could be drudgery. Or it could be a chance to practice something important over and over. It’s our choice.
What part of “normal” do we want back? What part should we leave behind?
Don’t be surprised if your emotions are more volatile in this crisis. It’s time to be gentle with yourself so that you can be gentle with others, too.
One of the greatest opportunities of this crisis is to use it to become the people we always wanted to be. To do that, we have to learn to notice.
The tools may change, but this workshop is open for business. Today and every day.
Self-care is one of the most important things you can do during a crisis.
Anger can look strong. But it’s often weakness dressed in dramatic clothing. Gentleness is real strength. It’s strength under control.
If comparison is the thief of joy, gratitude is a simple, low-cost remedy.
Our deep need to be seen and noticed and acclaimed is based on a lie – that we don’t matter if we’re not seen. This crisis gives us the chance to practice contentment with being small.