In-Between Zone

The state of mind that exists in between open and closed.

Signs you’re in the In-Between zone:

  • In practicing mindful communication, eventually we ask ourselves: what exactly causes me to switch from open to closed and then open again?
  • We find ourselves there when the ground falls out from beneath our feet, when we feel surprised, embarrassed, disappointed—on the verge of shutting down.
  • At this moment, we might feel a sudden loss of trust, an unexpected flash of self-consciousness.
  • Learning to hold steady and be curious at this point is critical to the practice of mindful conversation.

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