The fourth agreement is an invitation to keep going and keep growing. Each of the previous agreements requires significant awareness, effort, and unlearning of old patterns, and the fourth agreement, the commitment to doing our best, is the glue that helps us stick to these new beliefs.
The third agreement offers an invitation to interrupt assumptions, which come from a wounded, hurt place, rather than from truth.
The second agreement invites us to acknowledge that we are all working through the perspective of our own unique experiences.
The first agreement invites us to speak with love and kindness to and about ourselves and others; in other words, we are called to align our words with the ultimate truth-- love.
I’m 33, so grateful for the ways I know myself, AND I still have a hard time being a friend sometimes. Anyone else?!
If you want to share your story and don’t know where to begin, all you have to do is start writing.
The phrase “taking up space” has been a big topic of conversation in my coaching practice. In sessions, I often ask clients to consider questions like: "What part of you do you want to be seen today?" or "Is there a part of you that needs to be heard today?" Sometimes, I ask, "How can you let yourself know that you belong anywhere you are?"
Summer is around the corner, and you may be thinking about summer jobs or internships. You're going to need a resume! Perhaps you are preparing for college applications. Yes, you'll want your resume for this too.
When you say "no," and your teen reacts strongly, consider these 5 Ways to Respond to Your Teenager's Meltdown, which will support them in cooling down and realizing that it all really is okay.
Research shows that keeping a journal is one type of healthy outlet you can use to manage your mental health, making you happier, less anxious, and calmer overall.