Just when I thought she couldn’t possibly inspire another post …
She was telling me stories of how she had been exhibiting a conscious application of the strengths she had discovered in the process of our work together. She had become much more aware of when she was potentially overusing a strength. Maslow said that a strength overused is a weakness. She had come to fully understand this.
Then she demonstrated just how conscious she was in her understanding of self when she said,
“Overusing a strength is violating a value.”