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 Post subject: Another view on not taking things personally
PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 9:24 pm 
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Good article from Huffington Post:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rick-hans ... 51208.html?

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 Post subject: Re: Another view on not taking things personally
PostPosted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:17 pm 
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The 1000 reasons upstream... reminds me of the old saying about how unkindness can spread... the stressed-out boss yells at the employee who goes home and argues with his/her spouse, the spouse then is more punitive with their kid, the kid in turn kicks the cat.... poor cat!

We can either take it personally and keep the cycle going or
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Recognize the humbling yet wonderful truth: most of the time, we are bit players in other people's dramas. When you do this, you naturally get calmer, put the situation in context, and don't get so caught up in me-myself-and-I. Then you feel better and clearer-headed about what to do.


Great article, thanks Sari!

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 Post subject: Re: Another view on not taking things personally
PostPosted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 8:10 am 
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Sari,

Really is a wonderful article--- thanks so much.

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