Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. How do you know this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you are having at the moment --Eckhart Tolle

Stop Focusing On Your Performance

Stop Focusing On Your Performance

Feb 10, 2013-- "The night before our wedding, Eleanor and I stood awkwardly in the center of a large room, surrounded by our family and our closest friends. There was no particular reason to be uncomfortable; this was just a rehearsal. Still, we were in the spotlight and things weren't going smoothly... It had taken us 11 years -- and a lot of work -- to get to this point. Eleanor is Episcopalian, the daughter of a deacon, and I am Jewish, the son of a Holocaust survivor. The one thing our parents agreed about before the wedding was that we shouldn't get married." In this piece Peter Bregman recalls the insightful advice he received that day, and how it shaped his perspective on experience vs. performance. (24187 reads)


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