You Can Lead, But I Won’t Follow

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What do you say to your Facebook friend who plasters negative political drama all over your timeline? Take a deep, deep breath and …

“You can lead, but I won’t follow.”

Unfollow the thread. You can check in later to see if they’re still loving the drama that you don’t need.

Backing out of the drama created by others seems difficult. What really makes it possible is identifying how we create our own drama.

In recovery work, it all plays out on 4 different stages. The headliners are Selfishness, Dishonesty, Self-Seeking or Fear. A close examination of those and you’ll be asking, “What’s the difference between Selfish and Self-Seeking?”(read more…)