S:0009 Distinction: Assimilate vs. Integrate

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   To assimilate means to absorb something else into oneself, whereas integration means to unify by bringing parts together, making a larger unit. An example of assimilation is photosynthesis which is the process by which a leaf…Continue Reading →

S:0008 Distinction: Respond vs. React

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   You respond with your soul. You respond when there is no threat or at the earliest stages of a threat. You react with your mind. You react when it’s “too late”! Therefore, you know it’s a…Continue Reading →

S:0007 Attainment: Protected

(Attainments are levels of growth along a path of development.)   Level 5 – Protected At some point, your boundaries are so matched to your soul that you feel safe and protected to be yourself. At this level, people, situations or things which are detrimental don’t seem to come into your life any longer. You…Continue Reading →

S:0006 Distinction: Underpromise vs. Overpromise

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   When you underpromise it means you are promising to do less than you can do. It’s a good habit and you get a sense of relief or comfort from the reserve it creates – reserve that…Continue Reading →