Some of us will see someone who might seem broken or in pain and our first instinct is to help them or fix the problem. If this is you, it’s clear you've got a big heart, but have you ever considered it a disservice? You see, I’ve been on both sides of this coin and I know how it feels, so instead of jumping to “fix” someone, I began to acknowledge their “mess” or their “brokenness” and celebrate them for where they are. When we do this, it removes the judgment and creates a safe space for the person, and allows us to embrace the freedom to not fix their pain.
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