Posts tagged salmahayek
Got an idea you've been sitting on?

Daring to tell stories that spring out of our longing, injustices and deeper truths inevitably put us on the edge where we start to envision a different future, rather than just coping with "the way things are."

As #MeToo showed over the past three months, there is immense power in telling the stories that everyone is sitting on. As Selma Hayek writes in the New York Times, “…as women (we) have been devalued artistically to an indecent state, to the point where the film industry stopped making an effort to find out what female audiences wanted to see and what  stories we wanted to tell.” 

As you set goals for 2018 what if you consider what you can do to get going on an idea you’ve been sitting on?

When we tell our stories, our true, heart stories, we can connect. Once we connect, we can organize.

Rather than continuing down the conventional path of goal planning from external forces (what will others think or value, what will bring status), what happens if you approach your “goals” from the place of telling the story that YOU feel needs to be told, isn’t told, or hasn’t been told? This is regardless of gender, this is about trusting our insights and longings, and changing the world in ways that are desperately needed.

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