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There is a difference when we give up our need to be UNDERSTOOD and instead, choose to UNDERSTAND. Sit with this for a moment. Can you feel the shift? To have the need to be understood means we need the validation from someone else to give us the okay….that we are okay and ‘understood’. If we don’t get the validation, we can feel empty, conflicted, shamed, hurt, resentful. Imagine for a moment that you give up the need to be understood for just this one time and instead, shift your mind to seeking to UNDERSTAND another human or situation. Give them the gift of YOU listening and feeling and your compassion and to try your very best to understand THEM. Whoa! That feels so good. I mean, what are you trying to accomplish by pushing to be understood anyway? What are you missing from your heart that you need to…

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