Posts Tagged‘acceptance’

The Power of Acceptance

The greatest gift we are given as part of our universal design is the ability to accept the world and the people in it regardless of who they are and what they’re doing. If you find yourself upset and you feel that you need to change or control someone else’s behavior, then know this: your ability to accept them as they are is the only thing that you can change. What we discover when we stop trying to change others is the true and powerful nature of self—our compassionate self. When we awaken this compassionate state through acceptance, we understand that the unique qualities…

Silence and Noise

Last week, I promised a post about ego-less conversations and here it is! First allow me to explain what I mean by the term: ego-less. The ego is the self-protective shell we build (think M&Ms) when we have issues of self-worth and are unaware of it. Therefore, no one thinks they have an ego—they just think other people do.  We create this hard candy shell slowly over time to cope with having to go out into a world where we feel inadequate. Like M&M’s come in different colors, everyone’s ego looks different, but they are all the same in purpose—deflect,…