Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema


After a few decades on this Earth, most of us had the opportunity to weather in and out of personal struggles.  Some washes out with the waters others stay around like a puddle that never dries.

These are our ‘Achilles Heel’, unpleasant passages, or facts that even if no longer present in our daily lives, it keep popping out here and there by the ‘Banderilleros’ in our sphere. They hover around until they see a way in the conversation to insert what will take us down a peg.

Banderilleros use their own ‘Achilles Heel’ as an offer of good faith.  That interchange of misery carries a hidden message saying “here is my weakness, what’s yours” .  When faced with people like this; gracefully move away from being flagged like a bull in a bullfight; they are not your friend!



This article is part of the Rewind Series 



“I will not make you dependent on me.  My approach is to find alternative options under a circumstance and open new doors into a resolution of old problems. Clear the docket so you can see things from other angles as you absorb other possibilities. In time, after you had conquered your needs, you will be able to replace what does not work, accept what you cannot change, and accomplish what you want.”

Life Coach Carioca Da Gema


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