Doing Versus Being

When External Changes Don’t Satisfy

Season 2, Episode 85

Often when tensions arise, the prevailing question can be: “What am I supposed to do?” While this is not necessarily a bad question, a more penetrating thought might be: “Who can I be in this moment?” In this podcast we will focus on the ways your “being” can carry you when “doing” doesn’t seem to solve the problem.

Doing Versus Being

by Les Carter, Ph. D. | MarriagePath Radio

Something to Think about

In this episode, we recognized that:

  • Often the focus on doing is accompanied by a critical, performance-based form of problem solving.
  • When you concentrate on “being” a better person, your responses to tensions tend to be more effective.
  • People tend to respond most to who you are, as opposed to what you do.

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“In what circumstances have you found that your “being” is more influential than your “doing”?”

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