We do this all the time! We assume we know what someone is going to say before they say it, we assume that we know how someone’s personality is going to be by the way they look, we assume that so and so is going to react the way we expect them to react…and it goes on and on. We’ve been operating in our worlds on auto-pilot. Our brains gather more and more evidence in our daily interactions that support and confirm our assumptions. We have spent decades reinforcing our assumptions….. Continue reading “Shatter Assumptions with a Beginners Mind”
I still remember the exact moment the frenzy started. I walked into my sister’s house, sat down at the kitchen table, looked up and saw the most beautiful family portraits I had ever seen. They weren’t your typical trite portrait. You know the one where everyone is dressed in khakis, pressed white shirts and posing on a beach. NO, these were perfect, perfect, perfect! Did I mention they were perfect? Not only did they captured the essence of her family, but they looked like expensive art hanging on the wall.