….often the addiction simply grows in severity until YOU become a real workplace problem….Never, ever, ever hand your validation as a person or business professional to anyone.
If you’re not growing, you’re dying, and sometimes, events transpire so quickly that either can happen in the blink of an eye….When the world is literally exploding in bloom and birth all around you, explosions of shock and grief are all the more permeable…What nurture are you gifting to what is already planted?
Strong, effective, open communication is the foundation to empowerment and a trusting, healthy relationship.
In honor of March Madness, ESPN’s “30 for 30,” my alma mater, NC State University, and the late Coach Jimmy Valvano, I repost: Never Give Up! There is a fine line between never giving up and letting go….So how exactly do you let go of control?
I’ve noticed a chiasmic void occurring within those who have enjoyed successful, lucrative careers but find themselves in the unemployment line….”The problem is the more success you achieve the harder it is to change.”
Small wonder so many get frostbitten amidst the winter of their discontent.
Whether early school day dismissals, sick children, elderly parents, the issues of caregiving versus providing financially for home and hearth involve hard and often heart-wrenching decisions, immeasurable patience and a whole lot of faith and fortitude…Certainly our personal choices do not reach the levels of those in the realm of national politics, but they are no less important.
It’s time to break through, move on and move up. Or MOVE OVER while life passes you by! “I’d rather have thirty minutes of wonderful than a lifetime of nothing special.”
It is normal to look back at what we did, how we did and, frankly, how we survived!
We are to lighten the paths of others, especially in times of great darkness….we can only truly value the light when we’ve experienced darkness.