You Are Seen! Accomplishment vs. Acknowledgment and Why Understanding the Difference Matters.
For many years I sought recognition for accomplishments that I had already cemented. I had already started the hard thing, pushed through the hard middle, and ran across the finish line, but no one was there at the end jumping up and down cheering for me.
Those who I thought would be happy for me were visibly absent as I mustered every iota of strength to get to the other side.
I felt unseen.
Can you relate?
See, right now...
There is a best-selling novel being written, a great public speaker being born and even a CEO being developed. There is a talented dancer being trained, a chemist being built, and an extraordinary mama being nurtured.
There is a woman working to heal old wounds, who left an unhealthy relationship, or who is starting to believe in herself again.
But you’d never know.
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6 Ways to Keep from Going Crazy as We Wait for the Election Results
I stayed up last night waiting for the good news.
I may have even woken early this morning in hopes of having answers to which direction this country likely will travel over the next four years.
Instead, I was met with "we’re close," and no definitive answer to how long it will take before this guessing game ends.
So how do we not lose our whole minds while we wait for these election results:
- Develop a thought battle plan. This is not the time to sit back and just let your mind wander to crazyland. We have to be proactive. The relationship between the thoughts we think and the emotions we feel is clear. Anxious thoughts will send the amygdala of the brain, which controls our emotions and fight or flight response into overdrive. To try and balance it out, we