The Five Freedoms by Virginia Satir

I’ve found a quite moving quote from the famous systemic psychotherapist and creator of a certain kind of “Change Process Model”, Virginia Satir. I would like to share some of her thoughts and words with you, maybe you would like to share YOUR thoughts in words on that too? Be welcome!

The Five Freedoms

Too See and Hear
What is here,
Instead of what should be,
was, or will be

To Say
what one feels and thinks,
instead what one should

To feel
what one feels,
instead of one ought

To Ask
for what one wants,
instead of always waiting
for permission

To Take Risk
in one’s own behalf,
instead of choosing to be only ‘secure’
and not rocking the boat

Virginia Satir

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