David Whyte on Courageous Conversations:”it’s going to nourish you, but it will also pull you apart to make way for the new person”

In a real conversation it is the understanding that whatever identity you have so assiduously built until this point in your life, it will not survive the conversation…it’s going to nourish you, but it will also pull you apart to make way for the new person. Ultimately, really conversations are life and death issues. -David…

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What if the default for online participation were compassion?

What if the default for social media participation were compassion and intentionality instead of our tendencies for self-centredness? asks &yet Chief Marketing Officer Sarah Bray in her thought piece, Compassion by Default, for the latest issue of Offscreen Magazine. How might that change our experience of it? Would it allow us to “elevate the power of the collective, while minimizing the suffocating nature of the horde?”…

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