Dear fellow courageous friend,
I’m stepping into my courage to share a courageous expression with you.
These are tough times- there is a lot of death and illness around us, and uncertainty, and loss. Life is kicking many of us from all directions, and with the lockdown situations, we are forced out of normal life and comfort zones.
I have valued this slower pace in ways, spending some of this time with myself and close loved ones. It has helped me to connect with some, and disconnect from others. I have had to put some projects down, and pick up some new ideas to see if they will run.
I have also had some tough moments, as have you, I am sure. What we are facing is personal, and so we come face to face with conversations with loved ones and colleagues. These discussions (or disagreements?) are difficult, deep and important.
Courage is so vital now. Courage to get up and do what needs to be done for the children, for our families, for ourselves. With our relationships (which we all value more than ever, I’m sure), we need more courageous conversations. And also resilience – especially emotional resilience- is a life skill that is getting it’s fair share of practice time now.