Lockdowns have us spending a lot of extra time with the ones we love.
Especially during the holidays.
And if you’re anything like our household, it requires a whole new level of relationship skills.
A deeper level of empathy and compassion for the pressures of the people we are living with.
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What worked before, doesn’t necessarily work now.
And if it does, it takes more patience, more compassion, more love.
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How does this show up in our home?
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One approach that has helped tremendously is how I ask to have my needs met.
Not what I say but how I say it.
A new level of gentleness.
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Kindness versus Conviction
The beauty of this 2020 life lesson is that when I am strong enough to be gentle: I am heard.
What life lessons has 2020 taught you?
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