5 posts tagged boundaries

Defining Boundaries

A plant needs space, and a seed, as its container to grow. The seed is a boundary from which the plant grows, as is the space that it takes root and grows in. To ensure our plants—the ones we choose to nurture and grow—have the space they need to grow free from invasive intruders, we weed our landscape. Our relationships are no different. They are a landscape that needs our attention. Weeding is necessary, as is protecting our space from the things we do not need, nor want, ...

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A Taker’s Approach

When I share I practice with Pay What It's Worth pricing, I often receive one of three perspectives: The Giver loves it and is intrigued by it; the Matcher is curious, has questions, and wants to know more; and the Taker gets angry. It is the Taker's perspective, for me, that's absolutely fascinating and holds a wealth of information... Perhaps more so than the people and perspectives who are open to the idea. Being taken from hurts. Being a Taker hurts too. The Taker's perspective ...

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An Essential Boundary

Opposites hold an essential boundary for the other. This boundary is a space they both hold in common. When you're standing on it, you can see the spectrum of truth spanning both sides of the opposition. Bridging this shared boundary is a delicate dance that requires being able to access both sides, while holding the tension of their opposition. Your pain and your potential are two sides of the same coin. Without an awareness of both, you take the wealth out of your experience. To ...

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Does Your Value Have a Limit?

Can you really know your value? Is it a fixed thing? Is it of value to quantify your worth? These questions intrigue my mind. To explore this curiosity, I developed a (business) practice of not setting prices. In this system of pricing, I place no limit on the value of my offerings, and instead I trust and guide my customers to fairly determine the value of what they're receiving, and the price they pay for it. In not setting a price on the value of my service, I’ve come to ...

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Rights I Sometimes Feel Wrong About

Wrong A list of things that I am learning to not feel wrong about... as they are my right, as an individual:
  1. My right to chose when and how I interact with people.
  2. My right to chose what motivates me.
  3. My right to care... or not.
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