Posts Tagged ‘The Wisdom of Crowds’

Recently, a particular distinction – which may at first seem like just a nuance – has been surfacing repeatedly in my awareness. I’ve been discerning and acknowledging the difference between sharing and commiserating. And I’m seeing this distinction as really significant and powerful in all contexts – whether in business, personal life, politics, communities, or a spiritual path.

Sharing is a necessary and enriching aspect of human connection. When we share of ourselves, such self-disclosure makes us open and vulnerable to others. We can intentionally give and receive energy, which can be healing, energizing, inspiring and creative. Sharing provides the mental, emotional and spiritual connections that facilitate breakthroughs and transformations. Sharing builds. Sharing is fundamentally rooted in a belief of abundance: as they said in ancient India, knowledge and love increase with sharing. (more…)

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