Here’s a really interesting one to think about. . .
When little children begin the process of walking –
and it is a process:
Step Step Wobble Trip
Step Step Wobble
We can’t seem to control our excitement, enthusiasm,
“Look at her!” we exclaim.
“OMG is that wonderful!”
“Yes, yes come on Sweetie, that’s great!”
So, where, may I ask, is that loving, compassionate,
kind, excited, supportive voice when, as adults, we take those baby steps into
How many times have you applauded yourself because you
lost one pound?
More to the point, how
often have you been encouraging when, the next day the scale indicated that you
wobbled and tripped?
How many times have you applauded small behavior
changes even though they weren’t dramatic?
Can you imagine what would happen to those toddlers
learning to walk if they got scolded every time they wobbled?
What do ya think?
Can you get behind baby steps in your own life?
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