Ever notice when things go really sideways, everything around you seems tense? It’s as though the very air stills, waiting for the release that good news brings, or the proof of passing danger. It is that most ancient of instincts, ‘flight or fight,’ kicking in, measuring your character and whispering things you should know.
Sometimes those things surprise you. You find an unknown reservoir of strength. You realize you do fight, and you hold grudges. You flee from situations you thought you were strong enough to face.
Each moment informs you, each opportunity, as difficult as it is, tells you some nugget about who you are behind the mirror of who you tell yourself you wish to be. It is a time to face things squarely and decide what you wish to change, and what aspects of your most intimate inner self, although uncomfortable, are those you will own, and…
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