Tagged with acceptance

Don’t Take Anything Personally

Don’t Take Anything Personally

The second agreement in the book The Four Agreements states that you should not take anything personally. Author, Don Miguel Ruiz explains that everything that others say and do – the good, the bad, and the ugly – are all reflections of the agreements they’ve made with themselves and their world.  If you take things … Continue reading

The Domestication of Humans

The Domestication of Humans

OK, so I didn’t quite get my posts about The Four Agreements out in a timely fashion.  But that doesn’t mean I forgot about them!  Picking up right where I left off … The Domestication of Humans Don Miguel Ruiz describes a very interesting process he calls the Domestication of Humans.  That leaves you wanting … Continue reading

Receptivity

Receptivity

The Universe has really been communicating to me in the past couple of weeks, and for the first time in a very long time, the noise in my head has been quieted enough to receive the messages it is sending. There was a moment last week when an idea was really being emphasized by a … Continue reading

Selling Yourself

Selling Yourself

I had a conversation with a friend last week about “selling” oneself.  I’m not talking about anything illegal here, rather, selling oneself for a job interview or any other number of circumstances.  We agreed that what it boiled down to is confidence, but he delivered an old idea in a new way: if you are … Continue reading

How thin is too thin?

How thin is too thin?

No, I’m not referring to weight here.  More like: when we over work ourselves and spread ourselves thin, how thin is too thin?  When do we know that we’ve crossed the line, going from managing all that needs to be done to taking on more than we can handle while convincing ourselves that it needs … Continue reading

A line in the sand

A line in the sand

Boundaries. Firm, loose, somewhere in between.  We all have them, and we have boundaries of varying strength with the different people in our life.  Sometimes we are ‘too nice’ or ‘too forgiving’ with the one’s we love, and too rigid with acquaintances or colleagues, when in fact, it’s the ones we love that can take … Continue reading