They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds. Dinos Christianopoulos Note: When we recognize that people have their own perceptions we don’t to take things personally, and thus avoid needless suffering. We accept that people see things through their own filters based on their experiences and we dispassionately consider their unsolicited opinions.
Assumptions are made and most assumptions are wrong. –Albert Einstein Note: Often we make assumptions from a negative perspective when the better choice would be to be open-minded and ask questions to gain understanding. Questions: What can you do to stay curious, seek clarification, and avoid making assumptions? Resource: Chapter 5 Page 33 Don’t Assume.
How people treat you is their karma. How you react is yours. Wayne Dyer. Note: A measure of self-control is being able to pause, breathe and choose an appropriate response when you are triggered by another’s behaviors. Question: What thoughts and actions help you to remain calm and collected amidst a perceived attack or insult?