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The Power of Communication: Navigating Life's Questions, Warnings, and Lessons


Communication can illuminate our path, steer us in the right direction, offer warnings, and teach us profound lessons. As we navigate this journey called life, communication (or lack thereof) becomes an intrinsic part of our growth and understanding. To understand communication and the depth of how it affects, influences, or is received, we must remain open, authentic, and aligned with our inner selves.

Understanding communication begins within ourselves. We must first tune in to our intuition while being honest with ourselves to receive clarity. By doing so, we create an authentic connection within ourselves, and this connection acts as our internal compass, guiding us through the labyrinth of life.

When questions arise within ourselves, we integrate our brain's creative and analytical side to research and explore the depths of our curiosity and sometimes seek answers or validation from the world around us. Yet, communication is only occasionally a beacon of light. Sometimes, it warns us, cautioning us to tread with care. Life's challenges and character-building days may present as unexpected hurdles, misunderstandings, or even a lack of communication with those we care for, respect, or cherish. It is during these times that it is important we give ourselves and others grace. Seek to respond vs. react, understand, and empathize with the silence and unspoken words that may reveal profound truths beyond our perception and understanding.

As we embark on life's journey, we must remain true to ourselves and in alignment with our values and beliefs. In this state of authenticity, we can skillfully process the messages communicated to us. The world may speak in various tongues, good, bad, or indifferent. Still, our authenticity provides us with the interpretive key to unmasking and unlocking the messages meant for us.
Communication is a two-way street. Just as we receive, we must also share our thoughts, emotions, feelings, and experiences with clarity and vulnerability. By expressing ourselves openly, we invite reciprocal authenticity from those around us, creating a nurturing space for growth, healing, and understanding.

Life's experiences, both pleasant and painful, are some of the most profound lessons we can encounter. We learn valuable lessons about ourselves, others, and the world through relationships, challenges, and triumphs. We must approach the lessons with an open heart and a curious mind to extract the lessons from the teachings. We must embrace our vulnerabilities and limitations, acknowledging that learning is an ongoing process and journey. Even during moments of discomfort or when confronted with our own mistakes via constructive criticism, these experiences are not intended to break us but elicit self-awareness to strengthen and mold us into stronger, wiser individuals. 

Therefore, when engaging in dialogue, practice healthy communication, seek to respond vs. react, and remain open to its lessons, which will embody some form of self-awareness, wisdom, growth, or insight. Stay authentic, for it is the key that unlocks our most profound truths. Align with your inner self, for it is the foundation upon which you build your understanding of the world.

Verbal and non-verbal communication is an ever-changing exchange of dialogue that surrounds us. Embrace it with love, grace, respect, and humility, for it can beautifully transform you personally, professionally, and privately if you are open to it.

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Written By De Vida Gill

Dr. De Vida Gill is an Educator, Author, Certified Transformational Life Coach, and Creative Strategist. She is passionate about integrating Arts & Entertainment, Mental Health, and Education. For 25+ years, she has created programs and services to empower creatives and out-of-the-box thinkers to unmask their potential and embrace their authenticity. 

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