Other People Part 5

I am extending this by an extra day thanks to a couple of good suggestions, and a desire to end it on a positive note. So we’ll wrap it up tomorrow. Maybe. I actually really like people. I honesty like everyone I meet, whether I want to or not. It’s a curse. I also...

Other People Part 4

I love the Wikihow pictures, especially on bizarre subjects. What do we do about the toxic people in our world? You know the words that go along with them. Complaining. Self-absorbed. Drama creating. Lazy. No insight. Cruel. Manipulative. And it goes on and on and on....

Mindfulness Monday –Other People Part 3

As we have looked at for the last two days, so many of our problems and difficulties stem, not from other people, but from our desire to control them. To make them do what we want. To force them into our agendas and plans. So how we can we deal with others mindfully?...

Other People Part 2

Look at me getting thematic. I like to ask people to make a list of the things they can control. These are the most common answers I get. My thoughts My emotions My kids My life My body My pets You’ll notice, even though none of the things on this list are under our...

Other People

“When you wake up in the morning, tell yourself: The people I deal with today will be meddling, ungrateful, arrogant, dishonest, jealous and surly. They are like this because they can’t tell good from evil. But I have seen the beauty of good, and the ugliness of evil,...