Go(ing) with the Flow

These days, it helps to think about where things are going and how we can be part of steering them there. When you hear the phrase “go with the flow” it probably conjures up images of kicking back and letting fate take over. Not so. That would be more like “get lost in the flow” whereas going with it would make you more like a co-pilot. See the difference? The choice isn’t between trying to exercise control over events or giving in completely. Instead, we can be present for the reality of things around us (including that which feels beyond our control), while being in a relationship with those events in order to be part of how they unfold. Doing little things — like slowing down, breathing, and unplugging — can help.  Continue reading “Go(ing) with the Flow”