I am beginning to feel the space between reacting and responding.
During calm moments, it is easy to respond appropriately. But during an intense moment, it is very hard not to react, and sometimes not in the best way.
As I have been developing better awareness of this space through meditation, I am also realizing that some of my responses are ingrained behaviors based upon habit.
Despite this awareness, I still find myself going down a familiar path, still struggling to break free. A work in progress…