The Power of One

The lonesome road past Shiprock, a striking monadnock on Navajo Nation land
  • We control our own destinies utterly. We do not have to ask permission. We do not have to “check in.” We do not have to consult anyone else’s schedules or feelings. We can do as we want, pursue what we want, live as we want without censure or guilt.
  • We know in our souls we can manage almost anything we need to manage. We’ve been given the gift of seeing just how powerful we are as individual humans–a gift we’d never have received in the presence of a constant helpmate.
  • We’ve learned to protect our time from the incursion of toxic people, manufactured dramas, and wasted time because we learned early we not only don’t need these things but don’t have time for them.
  • We know how to do more with less, be it less money, less time, or less human resources since we’ve routinely had only ourselves to rely on.
  • We know ourselves because we spend a lot more time with ourselves. We can benefit from fewer distractions from understanding our own faults and weaknesses and, hopefully, devote more energy than our preoccupied peers to self-improvement.

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Deborah Huso is an award-winning, internationally published journalist, book author, and founding partner of niche communications firm WWM.

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