Mid-May 2016 Newsletter
Hello, and a magical Mid-May to you!
Welcome, or welcome back, to my newsletter. The photo above shows me
at a workshop coaching a fellow student, with lots of support for both
of us. I hope you have the support you need for whatever you love to do.
Today's issue has an article on examining long-standing patterns.
Does who you were have to be who you still are?
As we grow, we naturally increase our skills. First we
lift up our head, then roll over, then crawl, then walk,
and soon we're scampering all over the house while Mom
is trying frantically to keep up with us. Our language
skills improve, as do our manners and our ability to
interact with others. Yet sometimes we can get stuck in
a childish pattern of behavior which doesn't suit us
as an adult.
You may have had a boss (or bossy relative!) who was prone
to temper tantrums -- you can almost see him or her as a toddler
kicking and screaming "I want it MY way!". These are the
folks prone to Road Rage. It's frightening to be
around them, as you can tell they're not in control. They
may say later "I don't know what came over me" or "Everyone
in my family has a temper", but they have no idea how to change.
Maybe your unwanted pattern is extreme nervousness, or always
expecting the worst, or not speaking up because you think
no one wants to hear what you have to say. Or it's something else.
Whatever it is, you developed this behavior for a reason! At a
younger age it served you, maybe protected you in some way, so
you kept doing it. And maybe, just maybe, you don't need it any
Think of that undesirable habit, and try saying to yourself,
"It doesn't feel safe to let go of this pattern". How true
does that feel? If there's any Zing! to this, whether your
pattern is over-eating or a hot temper or excessive worry or
visual blur (my own "favorite"), that's a place to start. Would
you honestly be less safe if you started to loosen the pattern,
or is that just an outdated fear left over from a younger time?
We do what we know, until we know better. So please don't
blame yourself for acting in a way that isn't helpful, when
it was all you knew! I've found journalling and
quite useful in identifying and changing my own
self-destructive habits. The first step is awareness:
what are you doing that you want to change? Then believe
you can do it, and get started. Your future is waiting!
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Enjoy the second half of your May.
I'll write again in a few weeks. Take care!