Getting better at a subject, sport, or art – or craft; simply studying, practice and experience.
Yet self-improvement is easily misunderstood.
Easy – go to the book store where rows of books will tell you about self-improvement – pay the cashier, you’ll surely improve. For better results, read the book.
But improvement isn’t done in isolation – it happens with interactions. Two great experiences with that yesterday. In each I offered thoughts, got response, each time nervous I might offend, in each case I was taught something important and powerful in their responses. I realize this morning, something changed in me, something improved. Being accountable to someone else matters more than we often realize. Accountability to ourselves is vanity, accountability to others is actually helping – and the two are miles apart.
This stuff works …
written / published from Calgary, AB
morning walk with Gusta: 5C/41F, light breeze and chilly cheeks; Gusta did her thing quickly and our ‘short-loop’ walk was complete under brilliant blue sky with a few wisps of white floating by …