Do you know that it is not your circumstances, but your thinking about them that causes your fear, inner pain, stress and discouragement? Let me explore this with you. Continue reading Proactive Self-empowerment
I believe one of the most important survival skills right now is the ability to do complexity management. But let me start with a story.
In the beginning of the year our pool turned green… then greener… and eventually it was super-ugly-green. We did everything we normally did: tested it, gave it chlorine and lots of other chemicals, took water samples to the “experts” at the pool shop. Added more chemicals and ended up spending thousands of rands. All the old solutions did not work. Apparently we had a new kind of problem. A complex one. We even, after “expert advice”, emptied the pool to 60% of its volume, refilled it… still green. Then we got a pool fundi out. He assessed the water-system, decided on a simple action plan, and within a few hours it started to clear. Within a day the pool was beautiful. The lessons? Continue reading Simplicity beyond Complexity
Many of us struggle at times with an inner voice plaguing us that “you are not be good enough”. Call it a sense of insecurity or inferiority, a challenge of your true identity, or fear of rejection. Whatever. But this is an undermining voice which can be very real, keeping you from stepping out and risking to be successful. Continue reading Freedom from Rejection and Inferiority
As the saying goes: There is only one thing that never changes, and that is that everything changes. So, as you probably noticed, not only has my blog-name changed from Grace2Grow to Ways2Grow, but I am also writing in English. Continue reading Adapting to Change