It's not surprising in our modern world that our relationship to self-worth is tenuous -- often pinned to our credentials. Worth is something that we’ve been taught to hustle, prove, and purchase our way closer to. Here’s a different take.
I’ve heard it said that it’s hard to heal in the same environment where we get sick and that the most effective way to dislodge anything that feels stuck, stiff, or stagnant is to physically move to a different location.
When we understand that our relationship to our circumstances -- not the circumstances themselves -- is the pivotal piece in the equation, we can crawl out from under the pillow-fort of “no bad vibes” and get curious about our relationship to ‘unpleasant’ instead.
What if we treated our ideas like tender little saplings that need the fertilizer of quiet tending, quality input, and consistent scratching at the soil... rather than quick bits for public consumption?