Have you ever sat across from the table from your partner and wondered who on earth this person is? And what happened to the person you were so attracted to all that time ago?
It’s a pretty common occurrence in long-term relationships.
Somehow over the days, weeks, months and years the familiarity, the day to day tedium, the challenges of life and the changes you both have gone through- all of these can conspire to make the distance between you feel wider than the grand canyon.
Most of us sane, caring people are interested in doing what we can to save the environment (notwithstanding certain world leaders- USA and Brazilian springing to mind there).
But how far should we take it?
This is not an article about the entirety of humanity's responsibility to the world around us.
Rather it takes a quick look at our choices through the lens of the situation of one rather large green parrot that is particularly ill-equipped for survival in the modern world. Meet the Kakapo.
There is one very simple technique that you may have come across already in your life that helps stimulate something called dual awareness.
Being able to embody dual awareness starts to move us out of a state of overwhelm and back towards a state where we feel empowered, motivated and ready to act effectively.
And more than that, it is also the doorway to our highest creativity.