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feeling like a victim stops you in your tracks. choose hope.

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see potential job as a means of salvation because it’s a source of steady income. not salvation, dear one. Loving Kindness is the only source of that.

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Just a reminder: I’m posting snippets from my Alternate Handwriting sessions. [For more about AH, check out my website at www.bettyrogers.com]  Although written by and “to” me, I hope these glimmers are also of service to you. Here’s one for today:

You’re not going to be able to think your way thru this. Loving Kindness is the way thru this.

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remember that you’re being cared for. you feel alone but you’re not.

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Christopher is the Communications Director for a large corporation. He came to his alternate handwriting session feeling frustrated — to put it mildly — about his job. He said he had a major plan due in a couple of weeks and felt ‘frozen’ in his ability to finish it. Even though he also knew he was more than qualified to do so.

He went on to say that he didn’t fit into the work environment. His colleagues were researchers and scientists, and took everything ‘very seriously.’ They didn’t understand that their clients needed a different type of communication style, something Christopher had been diligently telling them for a long time. He couldn’t get through to them, he said. They wouldn’t listen.

He started his session head-on.

Dominant Hand: Is there a way to make my current job fun?

Alternate Hand: I can laugh more.

DH: How?

AH: I can not take things so seriously.

DH: Why do I want to cry?

AH: Because I am not having fun. I am scared.

DH: How can I laugh at work?

AH: Have confidence in plan. Write it and then live it.

DH: Can we be successful doing this custom brand?

AH: Yes.

DH: How?

AH: Sell it to everyone we see. They can learn to like it.

DH: Why is it hard for me to sell?

AH: I am so different. I don’t think the same way.

DH: Do they want me to think the same way?

AH: No.

Christopher sat back and looked at the writing, then at me. ‘They don’t want me to think the same way. That’s why they hired me. Here I am thinking they don’t trust me but really, they want me to be who I am.’

I suggested a question and he wrote,

DH: What would happen if I laughed more at work?

AH: I would get more done. I would be happier. It would be easier to go there. It would be fun.

I think it’s fair to say that he left the session feeling about 10 pounds lighter.

A few days later I called him at work and to my delight he answered the phone laughing. He said he’d been following his alternate hand’s advice and was having a blast. So was his staff. They were preparing for a pre-meeting meeting and enjoyed, among other things, calling it a pre-meeting meeting.

Later he sent this email: ‘The meeting went well today. The big one will now be on Thursday, but we primed the pump. I did the right thing by asking lots of questions that made people stop and think. I am proud of the work I am doing.’

Me, too, Christopher.

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you were very sickly for first 3 years, until tonsils out. security blanket helped you feel better. what could be a new one?

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fretting won’t pay the mortgage or do anything beneficial.

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