Beyond Reactions, a Backpack video from Two Wise Women

Could your perspective be flawed?

We all know people we steer clear of — they upset us. We become attached to our thoughts and feelings about them and cannot see their personhood or their hearts. Our conviction creates suffering, ours and theirs.  Columnist Paul Prather wrote: “In such cases, if we’re not careful, we find ourselves right about the facts,[…]

What does love have to do with work? Image of colleagues encouraging one another.

What does love have to do with work?

Tess, a new supervisor, complained about the people she supervised. “If it weren’t for the people, I’d love this job,” she bemoaned. “They are adults. Don’t you think they could just do their work?” Tess was always magical when working with adolescents. But now, working with adults, she somehow thought that love, compassion, and understanding[…]