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"Help is strangely, something we want to do without, as if the very idea disturbs and blurs
the boundaries of our individual endeavors, as if we cannot face how much we need in order to go on.
We are born with an absolute necessity for help, grow well only with a continuous succession of extended hands,
and as adults depend upon others for our further successes and possibilities in life even as competent individuals.
Every transformation has at its heart the need to ask for the right kind of generosity."
- David Whyte, from Consolations
For a really thoughtful and in-depth conversation about what keeps us from asking for help, what giving and receiving help does for us individually and as connected beings, and examples of what it looks like to ask and receive, give this a view:
Dana Wyss Healing Arts
Breathe deeply, practice often, be well.