TWINTALK: We Play in the Gray / Empowerment

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Today on the podcast we explore the mindset tool we call playing in the gray. We discuss the practice of accepting the as-is, embracing the middle way, and sitting in discomfort long enough to learn from it. Playing in the gray is all about flexible thinking, courage, curiosity and trust…. ultimately a giant improv comedy sketch and an opportunity to create some magic from the mayhem. We laugh, we cry, we lean in. Join us!

Relevant links:

Upbringing’s 12 Empowerments
Tina Fey’s 4 Rules of Improv
Bossypants by Tina Fey
Intro to Upbringing’s 4 Power Model - Episode 8
Lucid Dreaming
Caroline Myss
The Middle Way
Susan Stiffelman
Shefali Tsabary
Jon Kabat-Zinn

Today’s Lullabyebye: In My Own Mind by Lyle Lovett, 2003 (sung by Hannah)

Music Video
Lyrics
Spotify
Lyle + Julia

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