Archives for March 2012
Years ago, my therapist, Ken Martin, said something to me like, I hear that you feel ashamed that you are in this state. You believe you are less mentally and emotionally hardy than most people, don’t you? I nodded a tear-filled affirmative. He explained that my pain was available for release, to be healed and integrated into a stronger whole, a stronger me!
Regrettably, discrimination and harassment continue in our workplaces, organizations and communities. Regrettably, there are places, times and people with whom we need to assert our rights. But are we clear on what those rights are?
Read through the following list and mark each item that you need to incorporate into your work day. Ask yourself, “Why haven’t I believed I have this right? What am I afraid will happen if I assume this right?” Visualize yourself having this right and notice how you feel. Then act on it.