Madelyn Griffith-Haynie gifts us today with an article that stopped me in my tracks. The topic is about giving Advice and it boils down to… “BOUNDARIES, boys and girls, THAT’s the segue here: setting them, expressing them, honoring them, restating them, bribing others to honor them…” Please, read on…
Linears and Holographics
Different strokes for different folks
by Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC
Reflections Post to introduce an upcoming Boundary Series
WHY won’t everybody LISTEN?
We humans are funny critters. We want everybody to do everything OUR way.
Secretly, we sincerely believe that whatever we have figured out effectively for our own lives would transfer to anyone else’s — if they’d only DO IT RIGHT, gol-nabbit!
The same advice is meted out to tortoises and hares, linear and holographic thinkers alike, depending on who seems to be currently doing better in the races we like to time.
THEIR problems would magically disappear with OUR solution,
IF ONLY they’d:
- try hard enough
- give it enough time to become habitual
- “want to” badly enough
- stop resisting
- or procrastinating
— or really wanted a solution and not simply a chance to complain!
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