Accepting Less As More

By offering our minds only two extremes, we are much more willing to accept a compromise that we would have otherwise rejected outright. When I was a teenager and my friends and I started driving, one of my friends had a trick he would use when he wanted to turn the volume of the music…

Compromising Creates Conflict

Compromising our values so as to avoid conflict, in spite of our hopes, beliefs, or desires, creates dissonance not resolution. Avoiding conflict at the cost of what we hold true is neither a win for us nor for those to or for whom we compromise. Compromising on the truth, on our truth, leaves that truth…