Collectively, we women are a force to be reckoned with. We are deep emotional beings. We have an aptitude for nurturing and healing. We’re listeners, we’re thinkers, we’re caregivers. We do it all for a lot of people and, yes – many women are exhausted, and fearful of more exhaustion returning as our country reopens.
[7-minute read] The murder of George Floyd has opened my eyes to my white ways…I’m unlearning and learning and questioning: Has a culture that is built on busyness, allowed for prior horrific events to be swept under the rug? Did our forced pandemic pause, allow the time and space for white people to finally listen and for black people to be heard? This articled includes thoughts that this white woman is pondering and four steps to embrace for re-orienting to ‘less busy’ in support of racial equality.
A future that supports the well-being of humanity, our planet, our business’s, our community’s will thrive with clarity and simplicity and fail with complexity and complication.
A pandemic pause is upon us. It’s a blending of both grief and joy. It’s an opportunity to learn a new dance…it’s a time to not place ‘more on top of more’ and instead allow space to feel into what uplifts you and let go of what does not bring you joy.
This unique situation we’re in together, that has caused a slowing worldwide can be an opportunity to dream into new possibility; to shed what no longer serves you, to let go of ‘ways of being’ that due to cultural pressure you’ve been forcing upon yourself…