Mid-January 2022 Newsletter
Hello, and a magical joyous Mid-January to you!
Feeling safe, reaching out
Welcome, or welcome back, to my newsletter.
Today's issue is about feeling safe enough to reach out.
In examining my own myopic patterns, and my feelings about my limited eyesight, I quickly realized I didn't feel safe
reaching out. This was true of my eyes and vision, reaching out to see in the distance, and also true with my personality reaching out to interact
with others. I was only comfortable with "my nose in a book", reading non-stop.
People usually form friendships or join groups based on shared interests, hobbies, or talents. When I was younger I felt different from
the other girls, wanting to read or climb trees rather than play dress-up or giggle about boys. It felt like my ever-thicker eyeglasses
separated me from my classmates as much as my shy introvert personality did. As a top student, I related better to the teachers than to my peers.
Pushing my limits academically or athletically seemed to come easy to me. I enjoyed studying and learning new things, and I remember
pushing myself to do the most chin-ups in my 6th-grade class (boys included), when I was a skinny child weighing all of 60 pounds. This
kind of minor challenge was fun for me, not a struggle.
In contrast, growing my skills at making friends or finding "a tribe", and much later at improving my eyesight, didn't come naturally for me.
I read book after book on personality and human behavior, even practicing speaking in a low pleasant voice mimicking my favorite female disc jockey,
hoping to make myself more desirable company as a potential friend or group member. I considered myself socially inept, even though I might be smart in other areas.
There are interesting parallels here to improving my vision, where I also thought I was defective and needed to be fixed, never considering that I just wasn't
in an environment which suited me. A fish isn't supposed to be able to climb a tree, and a sensitive artistic child may not fit with his hard-driving military
family. If I'm not at ease and comfortable, I won't see as well, and I won't be as satisfying of a companion when I'm interacting.
Now I don't automatically blame myself when I don't want to reach out, if circumstances or people don't feel right to me. I can choose another more suitable group,
or choose to be alone for the moment, and it's all OK. My eyesight is better when I'm looking at scenes I like, with my vision wanting to naturally expand into the distance and take
in the big picture. See if you can identify where you're not comfortable reaching out, and respect that. There's nothing wrong with you! Find the places and people and situations
where you can thrive and flourish. Then you can benefit us all with your particular gifts.
For an article about a possible connection between strong eyeglasses and not reaching out,
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Power Up Your Abundance: Success Is No Accident. The first 2 sessions were earlier this week. You can get those
replays if you join, then watch the remaining 4 sessions live and participate. Carol's work is gold and I can't recommend
her highly enough. The classes are held on Mondays at 3PM Eastern and Thursdays at noon Eastern. You can check out the details
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Enjoy the second half of this just-right month of January.
I'll write again in a few weeks. Take care!