What could we learn from kids and crabs?
When we were kids, we looked forward to growing and changing. Excited that we would not stay the same. Not be stuck always small and dependent. We knew growing and changing would allow us greater privileges and opportunities.
Something strange happens as we get older. We start to cling to who we are and what we have. Instead of being excited about the changes that are happening inside of us…we might choose to run away, resist, or even retaliate and ruin the lives and relationships we have worked so hard to create.
Crabs are a lot like kids. They have a natural response to their growth. Once the “call of Nature” comes in, they leave their shells and look for new ones that can better accommodate their growth and development.
If they don’t answer that call. If they resist. Pretend it’s not happening.
They could die.
That can happen to us, too. If we wait too long, get too stuck, feel too frustrated…we may make choices that hurt or take away the things and people we love.
It might be time for the human-equivalent of a new shell…a new personal paradigm. Contact me to learn more and set up a free consultation.