I really don't care about your religious or political persuasion. I am pretty sure that I don't care about your justification for your actions. Or even less about your justification for other's actions. If you are hurting inside I will listen or confused I understand. These are confusing times. All I really want to know is are you pro-human. Pro- American is a good start, yet do not stop there! Let that feeling grow inside until your heart is full of a sense goodness and yes, pride at being a member of this great society.
Now let it out so that it touches more people. Embrace the wealthiest among us as well as the poorest, the young and old. Whatever race you are let the feeling spread beyond it! Embrace everyone regardless of sameness or difference. No, not physically that might be too big a leap, so start by turning your mind around and ask what if? What if I made an effort to simply see others as human being no more, no less.
If you are struggling with this as many of us are, then take the love that you have for your dog or cat and use it as a guide. None of us would enjoy seeing our pets treated with cruelty, I know I wouldn't. Let yourself feel the same way towards other human beings, all human beings. I am not saying that I have this down though I do make it a practice. I guarantee that with time you will get better at it! I know that when someone tries to justify the cruel treatment of a human being any human being, I say I am not buying it. I'm pretty sure this makes me pro-human.
About the Author
Behavior Change Coach and Author James Barfoot CHt holds certifications as a Master Practitioner of NLP and is a Clinical Hypnotherapist who is registered to practice in Washington State. He developed The Primal Toolbox a behavior change and coaching strategy based on a tribal models. James lives in Spokane WA.
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