As human BEings, we have the unique #ability to be present and #respond to our surroundings and circumstances on a higher, more conscious, level. How amazing is that? Very amazing. And yet, many of us decide not to. Why? There's a significant difference between "reacting" and "responding". The former can be very unpredictable and sporadic, often shocking to the system, while the latter is a more thoughtful, mindful, and proactive approach, in the context of communication. Und