compassion

Being Brutally Honest

Being Brutally Honest

When we put ourselves out there, asking these questions we already know the answer to, we’re actually setting ourselves up for failure. And that’s a blog post for another day.

Instead of asking questions of which we know the answers, and of which the answers are going to make us cry, learn to ask the right questions.

The right questions involve starting a conversation.

What's Going On Beneath The Surface?

What's Going On Beneath The Surface?

What is the point of this? It’s that you just don’t know what’s going on beneath the surface. You don’t know what someone is struggling with. You don’t know if the person in line in front of you who is counting out pennies and dimes to pay for groceries is worried he or she won’t have enough. That person, for all you know, is mortified to be counting change. You just don’t know their circumstance.