Anyone who knows me will tell you that I am a strong advocate of mindfulness. I believe that the world would be a better place if all of us mastered the practice of mindfulness in our thoughts, words, and actions. I believe this because I have seen it firsthand in my mindfulness training seminars. When an individual or a team actively reflects on their own thoughts, words, and actions, and examines the effects they are having, it’s a breakthrough.
Perhaps it’s been awhile since you re-examined your own thoughts and actions. Are you practicing some toxic behaviors? Read Kathy Caprino’s article, “6 Toxic Behaviors That Push People Away: How To Recognize Them In Yourself And Change Them” for some excellent things to watch for.