#9 I'm afraid of Your Pain
Did I mention it's not about you? As healthcare professionals we are often involved in the painful experiences of our clients and patients; we share their pain as we endeavor to help them. As stated in our School's motto: With Compassion We Heal. Our compassion in the face of pain is a healing balm.
#10 I'm Afraid I'm in it for the Wrong Reasons
Self-reflection is important to our engagement in any change moment. It is true that sometimes we take on a cause to elevate ourselves, to receive acclaim; most of the time we truly want to make a difference. Our desire to improve the circumstances of others is a noble desire.
Well, this series has ended. I hope you enjoyed the journey. I know I did and I certainly learned a few things along the way. That's a big part of what life is all about--seeking, questioning, learning, growing, changing.
Until next time...