“True love, true friendship, true support comes from people who want you to be your own truth. To tell your own truth.
“They don’t want things given to them that don’t come from a pure place.
“They don’t want to be perceived as taking advantage of you. You have to let go of the toxicity in your life that was preventing you from being your true self in the first place.”
“I said yes because I wanted to. I felt sparked by the idea.” – Cheryl Strayed
“The fact that something feels awkward is not in itself a sign that you shouldn’t be saying it." Alison Green
“The fact that something feels awkward is not in itself a sign that you shouldn’t be saying it. "Sometimes things are just awkward and that is just how they're going to go. “In this case, she is making it awkward not you. You’ve tried nicely hinting and she’s refusing to pick up on what you’re saying. You’ve tried giving the benefit of the doubt. You’ve tried being kind. "You’re going to have to be blunt. I know lots of people really really don’t like doing that because it feels rude. "I want to emphasize: You are not the one being ... Read more
"Negative feedback is a way of learning. If your ego gets in there, it's can pretty humiliating." David Burns
"Negative feedback is a way of learning. If your ego gets in there, it's can pretty humiliating. It does take a lot of courage. Everyone gives us group leaders feedback. They say here's what they disliked, here's what I liked about this session. And here's how I rated you. It can be pretty painful." "She's so warm. An incredible gracious genius. Every time she opens her mouth and gives feedback, it's always so diplomatic and done beautifully. But I'm more aggressive – to me, it doesn't sound aggressive, I'm saying here's what you did right and here's how you can ... Read more