The requested block type of 'utility-block' does not exist. Please re-activate the block plugin or child theme if you wish to use this block again.

what you said

Hi, everyone! It’s the start of Thanksgiving week here in the US, a time for food, family, frenzy…and the chaos that can come from combining those things.

I know that the holidays can bring out old patterns that you have been working to change, so I wanted to remind all of you of a truth that can be easy to lose sight of when your buttons are being pushed:

Someone's inability to hear, understand, or accept what you say does not make what you said wrong.

(You know I only know this because I learned it the hard way, right?)

With love and gratitude for each one of you,

Tracy at women making changes

One Response to what you said

  1. Carol says:

    Great reminder. Happy Thanksgiving to you and Kel and all of our tribe at WMC.

Leave a reply

When was the last time…

Leave a reply

Never doubt

Leave a reply

The world as we have created it

Leave a reply

The Seven Friendships

The Seven Friendships by Erica Funkhouser They were friends from the first look the first day of work and friends they would remain. Not lovers. Never, though they thought of things to whisper about all day. At night, when they sat at home hunting for something to say to their actual lovers, they longed to beContinue Reading

Leave a reply

The rising power of women

Leave a reply

Be With Those Who Help Your Being

Be with those who help your being. Don’t sit with indifferent people, whose breath comes cold out of their mouths. Not these visible forms, your work is deeper. A chunk of dirt thrown in the air breaks to pieces. If you don’t try to fly, and so break yourself apart, you will be broken openContinue Reading

Leave a reply

say what you want to say

Sara Bareilles’s “Brave” has been one of our favorite songs in the past few months. (Kel stole it out from under me as her theme song.) These two lines in particular run through my head, a lot: Let your words be anything but empty Why don’t you tell them the truth? What would YOU say,Continue Reading

Leave a reply

Everybody thinks

Leave a reply

Even small pebbles of change make ripples

Leave a reply