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Mind the gap

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With a couple of recent examples of not meeting my expectations of myself clear in my mind, I’m thoughtful about moments of error, failure, defeat, misjudgement, or unskilfulness. I’m referring to the kind of episode where, despite our general competence, effectiveness and good intent, we melt down (or flare up), are forgetful of good practice, or clumsy in implementing it. We only realise something has gone awry by the impact of our words or actions, in the form of distress or disadvantage to others.

These lapses in good practice occur for all sorts of reasons (more…)