Welcome to this edition of the Weekly Circle—where we start the week with a few ideas that make us think.
This week, we’re thinking about Responding vs Reacting. Bob Proctor put it well:
When you react, you are giving away your power.
When you respond, you are staying in control of yourself.
When something happens to you at home or work, take a breath to stabilize your mind before responding. This split-second difference is not noticeable and puts you in a position of strength instead of weakness.
We'd love to hear from you!
When have you caught yourself from reacting in a negative way and instead took a second to take a breath before responding? What happened? How did you feel?