Who are YOU there for? Stop. Right now. And consider that as you lead your life, pursue your goals and design your dreams it is not all about you. More than what you do or who you are, it is how you relate to others that really matters. I choose to believe we are all…
In yesterday’s blog, Do Not Assume, we explored the danger of assuming you know something about a situation or situations without making direct inquiries. Someone I knew had commented to me about an assumption he’d made regarding a friend’s (let’s call him Don) current challenge.
Because of confidentiality, I couldn’t reassure him that Don was, in fact, doing extremely well and in a very positive place about reinventing himself. I couldn’t even suggest that instead of talking to me about his concerns that he might want to call Don directly and check in to see how he is doing. It was a glaring example of how assuming that someone’s life is a certain way is not helpful on any level.
Who isn’t familiar with the little ditty about A*S*S*U*M*E means making an ASS out of U and ME? Getting real about your communication and relationships by ditching assumptions now.
It’s the title of a song, a line in a Hallmark card and something people often say when they speak about dating. How are we coming from a place of lack?
How much fun you have in life is a great barometer for knowing when you may need to change things up. One of my personal life lessons on how the absence of fun inspired change and the first steps to recreating a life I now love.
Who are YOU there for? Stop. Right now. And consider that as you lead your life, pursue your goals and design your dreams it is not all about you. Understand how doing so will be returned to you many times over.
A personal essay on healing the past to be open to love again.
guest appearance on Dating With Dignity’s Marni Battista’s 2 Minutes to a Better You. A few tips for you on coping with the loss of a relationship.