Jun 30 2014

Noticing vs Monitoring

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I used to think that noticing was enough. I was a proponent of “your power is in your ability to notice.” But now, as I have grown, my truth has changed. I have come to believe that a next step (or steps) must be taken. Noticing is just seeing. Observation. Choiceless awareness. This is good. Monitoring, however, takes it to the next level; it brings in contemplation. Is what I am thinking, doing, or saying appropriate? Is the person I am with helping my growth, or hindering? Am I expressing a virtue or a vice, a positive quality or a negative one? Then, depending on the answer, monitoring brings in either corrective action or integration. Corrective action reverses the backward slide, and integration strengthens the forward movement.

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