#94Mar 27, 2023
Welcome to Weekly Whisper #94. If you’ve been enjoying the weekly whispers please feel free to forward to friends and anyone you think would benefit.
10 seconds of gratitude
Watch this clip.
Do as he asks, right now. Don’t wait, don’t say “I’ll get to it later”. Do it now.
Feel free to make this a 10-second daily practice.
Those that got you here - overtly or covertly, deliberately or accidentally - will be thankful.
Living with compassion at the core
If you complied with the task above, you were practising compassion. I believe our compassion account is in the red. We have accumulated a compassion debt fed by the unprecedented events of the past few years. There are so many people around who are unseen, unheard, and unheld. They won’t tell you and they might not even know themselves.
If you’re feeling brave – and whether you feel brave or not you should do this anyway because it’s not about you 😊
Find a way to tell the person you thought of in the 10 seconds of gratitude exercise how much they mean to you. If that’s not possible for whatever reason, tell someone else anyway.
For the leaders amongst us, it has benefits at work too – no surprises there then!
HBR article - Leading with Compassion Has Research-Backed Benefits
Question of the week:
How do you feel when others are compassionate towards you?
Pay it back and forward over a lifetime and your funeral will be a sell-out.
Quote of the week:
If you seek peace, be still.
If you seek wisdom, be silent.
If you seek love, be yourself.
- Becca Lee
My own particular take on this is as follows:
If you seek peace, be peaceful.
If you seek wisdom, talk to someone who doesn’t know.
If you seek love, love yourself first then be loving.
Freedom Fridays Podcast Episode #69 featuring Jane Atherton
In episode #69 Pete chats with Jane Atherton, founder of OM Phoenix. Jane is an entrepreneur, business owner, leadership consultant, and single Mum. Jane is passionate about raising the level of leadership consciousness and provided the shortest answer to the podcast opening question about what people are seeking freedom from – FEAR!
Pete & Jane have varied discussions ranging from discerning whether the fear is a truth or a belief; the 100th monkey effect, conscious parenting, and how to fear less. Jane is a living example of doing the best she can with the many roles she plays and avoiding burnout on the way.
That's all for this week. I hope you enjoyed Weekly Whisper #94.
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