I grew up with a biblical interpretation of pride and have tried to steer clear from being a proudful person. It is not easy. How am supposed to feel when I have achieved something great against all odds?
For me boundaries are about making a conscious choice not to take on someone else’s stuff. A boundary is saying “No”. A boundary is saying “Stop”. A boundary is saying “Enough”. A boundary is saying “Goodbye”.
There are so many angles on how we can unpack ‘pride’ so I have been mulling over how to capture my thinking for this one as I kept going off on tangents.
But now I am not hearing warm greetings. Instead, I am facing a mountain of rejection and hostility. All because I am visibly different.
I coach a lot of people and one thing I often to bring as challenge is what is going on internally rather than externally, what we do implicitly which we need to make more explicit.
Being strong, to me, means having the resources ie the mental skills, and the physical capabilities to overcome difficulties.
For me disruption is about challenging what we know to affect change, positive change.
As we journeyed together we knew how to make it count, we treasured the moments as if it was our last and even when it was our last we didn’t dwell on it.
Throwing caution to the wind, tearing up the map, and journeying inwards rather than outwards has served me.
The Oxford English dictionary defines journey as: ‘an act of travelling from one place to another, especially when they are far apart’. Over the past 12 months I have been on a journey on an emotional rollercoaster. This time last year I was employed at an executive level in a job I enjoyed and wasContinue reading “#MonthlyWritingChallenge: Journeys – an anonymous blog”