Because a healthy self esteem is the perfect ground for lifelong learning, for failing forward, for agility and resilience in the face of change and adversity. In other words, exactly what being “future ready” means.
When we think, hear or understand something that is deeply true for us, our inner teachers rise in us as a delicious, lucid resonance. When we grasp truth, any truth, from the correct solution to a math problem, to the capacity for love, all of our ways of knowing align.
Reading it, breathlessly many times, I felt this book took me back through a tunnel of time, to moments of gut wrenching angst, deep questioning or immense joy, to crossroads where a force larger than what I can explain pushed me in the direction or progress and good and left me feeling, in my bones, the two words that have now become such a feminist statement: #metoo.
Over the weekend I was reading about compassion. Pema Chodron is a good teacher of hard things and I usually end up reading her books
I am happy to have achieved at least one of the goals that I had set for myself for this winter break – reading Seth
When I discovered Glennon Melton and her Momastery, she spoke of Anne Lamott referring to her as St. Anne. I thought, at the time, that