You absolutely have to love the world that we live in with verbal autocorrect. Although what I intended, The Cure for Nudity continues and has came out quite differently. Apparently, he will believe the cure for nudity is Cantonese. In some cases, I inclined to agree. However, one’s ability to laugh at silly things like this certain helps one understand that transparency in your own life share with others can be quite fun.
As I’ve explained in previous blogs the common thread that strings through the cure for nudity is one’s ability to strip back the things that made us put on masks and striving for more transparency in one’s life.
This very simple but somewhat complicated concept for some to recognize and further has given me the greatest peace and connection with people around. It’s funny to me how often people are thinking what you’re thinking but never have the courage to say it out loud.
I believe it’s important to qualify my statement when I say that all things said out loud don’t necessarily need to be said. I’m talking about being able to discriminate between good humor and fun and harmful file irritable attitudes and language that could be harmful to others and relationships around you.
Some people have the ability to get away with jokes in near the red line it to the point where it’s nearly uncomfortable and then are able to pull back and make it extremely comfortable and fun. I would not suggest trying this level of comedic behavior until you’ve done a few basic knock knock jokes in relationships.
Being able to recognize opportunities to be a standard bearer are very important. This lesson for me came late in life and I had to learn the hard way. Truth be known, I’ve probably had to learn it the hard way twenty five times. I remember learning the importance of understanding this basic principle of tempering what you say when you’re around others. In other words, as I have alluded to the cure for nudity is one’s ability to strip down those things that have been holding them back and becoming more transparent with our levels of communication to others and ourselves. The other side of that coin and that balance comes from one’s understanding that the information that you disseminate to others should be useful and non-harmful in any way. Only used to build others up and to create clear pathways of transparent communication between both parties.
Back to understanding those moments of Truth when you have an opportunity to be a standard-bearer for this style of living, I had to learn the hard way again. Although I am a huge proponent of being truthful and honest with people I remember in particular really a time at a local retail shop where one other retailer that we shared space with was extremely rude. This was not the first occasion at this person’s attitude came between me and my Air Conditioning repair business owned by our family. I finally had enough and laid into her herbal letting her know exactly what I thought about her. My fifteen-year-old son was within earshot and he told me later that he was excited that I told her what I did and she had it coming to her. I recall awkwardly agree nervously shaking my head and putting it down out of shape. Because when she didn’t see that I did see was someone standing fifty feet away that you knew me as a child standing there with their parents while I ranted at this woman and probably look like a madman.
The fact of the matter is this was a very clear example of a time that I had an opportunity to do something different in effect and outcome differently. This person since that experience has not seen me nor has ran into me. Although we have had a very close relationship I have no doubt that that the experience of that retail shop that day will be the very first thing she thinks about when she sees me next. If not for the simple reason of making sure that you’re walking lightly and having lightfoot people that are around you each day it’s just good business practice not to leave that out in front of people each day.
Now although I am very difficult on myself, I am trying to set the example of what the cure for nudity is about. By living out there in a sea of 10 trillion web pages I can live with some anonymity. However, it’s the very basic principle of looking back at who you and becoming someone different today improved better and having the opposite effect that I have had at times.
Now for the positive side of the cure for nudity in the lesson that I had to learn. You see there’s two sides to every coin. Although my behavior has ended up sometimes having a negative effect it also has the opposite side of that coin is well.
If you plant something good you might get something great. Of course, what needs to be thought of is the nurturing that goes in along the way, and the deer eating that keeps that plant strong. Obviously a metaphor that works well with any amount of growth that you are seeking in our lives. The cure for nudity will be a beacon for taking away the things that impede our personal growth.