red flag warnings
flying a red flag is a military term. historically, opposing armies perched their flag high and proud; indicating violent intent. red flags are also used to warn of storm, beach or dangerous wild fires.
(spoiler alert: red flags usually are not indicative of a carnival. and if they are, put on yo’ seatbelt. )
take heed when you “see” or feel the red flags.
when clients are doing a postmortem dissection of a situation, they can usually look back and see where they overrode their knowing or their “truthing.”
self trust and confidence are developed when we start to honor our truth button, even when it doesn’t completely make sense to us.
I had my first red flag warning at age 5. I saved myself from being gravely harmed by moving away from what felt dangerous and predatory. over the years, this button or internal red flag has proven to be a trustworthy source of internal information.
when you take stock of your current situations, are there any red (or really dark, dark yellow ones) that you’re avoiding? if so, consider them an opportunity to dig a little deeper into yourself. it may be time for you to fly a flag of your own. there are lots of colors to choose from now.