focus.

Everything available. All at once.The intelligence of a human system to organize input (data) and respond intelligently, effortlessly, meaningfully.To organize sensory input through one’s physical senses is to make meaning and choose next steps in an instant of perceived time – an instantaneous flow. A rhythm.Without inner resources or abilities (ie. skillsets) to regulate one’s thinking, feeling, and urge/impulse to act or behave, it seems there would be no meaningful physical experience.

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harm.

Empowered humans practice telling stories that resonate with what is possible.Empowered humans initiate change by moving toward a challenging situation, circumstance, or event with a plan for a desired outcome. When the desired outcome resonates with wellbeing, you can’t get it wrong.Disempowered humans react to life. Reacting can cause harm to self and others.Slow down to see clearly.

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derek.

More recently, a friend of mine told me that I was like Carrie Bradshow. What she was referring to was that I sit by a large window with my laptop as I write a weekly blog. I can assure you that even though I am single and quite capable of tapping into opportunities that swipe dating apps afford, there are no urban sexcapades to write about. Which is a little bit funny that my dream job would actually be to write romantic comedies.

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strengths.

Take some time to be the noticer of your growth. Like the popular social media post: where I began, where I am (or something like that). This is the self-care version of one’s executive skillset: ‘monitor the plan’. Monitor your own sustainable growth. You won’t go backwards, even though it can feel like it sometimes. Ebb and flow. The more time you spend acknowleding your growth, the more you’ll notice the ebb and flow of change.

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