The REAL you!

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jimscarlet
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The REAL you!

Post by jimscarlet » Sat Jul 30, 2016 6:30 pm

"Between stimulus and response there is a gap --where you
can CHOOSE to behave as your REAL SELF,or your conditioned
self."
Start with small things and work up.
God Bless,
jimscarlet :)

Fleur
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Re: The REAL you!

Post by Fleur » Fri Sep 09, 2016 10:53 am

Hello JimScarlet

This was the topic of my session this week
That I have a choice to respond, walk away, simply smile without a word

Reacting can get me into bother

May all be well with you this weekend
Onward to a safe community for all people in which to thrive ~ gentle hugs [if okay] ~ Fleur

there
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Re: The REAL you!

Post by there » Sun Feb 26, 2017 1:02 am

Jim scarlet,
It's good to read your words here.
Well worth considering. Thanks.
"Love yourself, for no one can be closer or spend more time with you...Remain aware, for you are now new." Corita Kent, artist

"I used to be abused. Now I'm just amused."

Jitterbug
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Re: The REAL you!

Post by Jitterbug » Sun Feb 26, 2017 2:09 pm

My T describes this as the space between the itch and the scratch. It can be a very helpful tool. Thank you for sharing.

Jitterbug

Harmony
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Re: The REAL you!

Post by Harmony » Sun Feb 26, 2017 6:52 pm

Dear jimscarlet,

I love that idea of the "moment" between. I like to take a breath in that moment when I can remember. It helps me be more human instead of just responding immediately, unconsciously and/or without consideration. Not easy! I am still learning this. Thanks for the reminder.

with care,
Harmony

sadiegirl
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Re: The REAL you!

Post by sadiegirl » Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:41 pm

I really like this!

fightinback
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Re: The REAL you!

Post by fightinback » Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:46 pm

I l♥ve this jimscarlet. 8-)
FB Delicately changing my name because I don't need to fight anymore.

Be true to yourself
Never sacrifice who you are just because someone has a problem with it

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