‘All meaningful and lasting change begins on the inside and works it way out. ‘
Lou Tice – Founder of the Pacific Institute.
In moments of insecurity and crisis, ‘shoulds’ and “oughts’ don’t really help; they just increase the shame, guilt, pressure, and likelihood of things getting worse.
It’s the deep ‘yeses’ that carry people through. Focusing on something you absolutely believe in, that you’re committed to, will help you sort it out.
It is sad that we settle for the short-run effectiveness of shaming people instead of the long-term life benefits of transformation.
But we are a culture of progress and efficiency impatient with gradual growth.