With a new year comes new challenges, new ideas, new hopes. Do you know what’s not new? What’s not different? It’s the reflection in the mirror. It’s the person we can’t kick out of bed. And it has nothing to do with your relationship status or your status in the community. It’s you.
No matter what we face in life, we have to face ourselves. How we talk to and about ourselves is important. It shapes how we act and how others act towards us. It can be impossible at times to face ourselves but the truth is we cannot face anything honestly until we deal with ourselves in a direct manner.
But being honest doesn’t mean being abrasive. It means bolstering our strengths and reassessing our weaknesses. It means getting help when we need it and taking a break when necessary.
In the next episode of Between a Talk and Hard Place we’ll discuss how we deal with the challenge of who we are by discussing hardships and victories.