Some Advice for Soft People:

You can use your softness to become more powerful

Proof that I am a softie. My daughter’s old doll by my bedside.
  1. Excavate. What is the shadow manifestation of this positive quality? This is the hard part and took me years to get to this: In what way is this quality a hindrance to your self-development?
  2. Implement. Okay now. Be aware of those times when you would normally let things ride, and just speak up, or apply force, or carry yourself with just a little more oomph. Less mellow, more edge.

Playwright, essayist, teacher, artist, songwriter, poet. Creativity Activist. Learn more: https://www.dianeaoki.com

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