Has a particular situation in your world been dragging on and on? Maybe you’ve been patiently waiting for it to resolve ~ and now it’s been years. You’ve been living with continuous discomfort ~ because it hasn’t gotten extreme. And when you look back at the last five years of your life, you realize that you’ve made only incremental progress.
We are drowning in data and information. The world has become increasingly complex, and technology has vastly increased the amount of data that is collected. There’s so much data that is is impossible to digest it all. Paradoxically, in our data-saturated world our data sets are always incomplete.
Are you ruminating or is your mind spinning at bedtime? Are you working on weekends and through lunch? Are you drinking a lot, or fighting with your partner on a regular basis? If any of these sound familiar, you’ll want to pay close attention. They’re signs that you’re approaching burnout.
Power is hereditary, and so is the loss of power. Research shows that trauma is passed from one generation to another unless it is consciously addressed. That doesn’t just happen with trauma. It also occurs with the unreconciled stories of your life. You carry the spiritual and emotional inheritance of your parent’s unresolved issues until you make the conscious choice to put it down.