The idea that we have the option to decide what we take on emotionally felt freeing and almost necessary to me. In fact, it is important to lighten your own load so that you can best help those around you. As they say when you are on an airplane – put on your oxygen mask before you help others. If you are in a good head space, you are able to better help those important to you when they need it most.
A few weeks back, I was talking to my students about "living in congruence." We were covering the Social Change Model of Leadership which is the idea that we can positively impact those around us whether we have the positional title of "leader" or not. The theory is that a leader is anyone who makes… Continue reading Walking the Talk