Strengthening Your ‘Yes’ Muscle


Life throws us curveballs all of the time. Our success depends on our ability to say “Yes!” when our inclination is to shake our heads no, no, no.

Some of our greatest accomplishments are on the other side of Yes. Once we let go of resistance, we open ourselves up to possibilities that were previously unknown. We can take what is and morph it into a new, better reality by advancing the dialogue and expanding our current thinking.

My commitment to mindfulness studies brought me to improvisational comedy. In improv, a core philosophy is having an attitude of “Yes, and”. When we operate from a “Yes, and” approach, we look at situations presented to us and willingly accept them with a focus on how we can improve upon them. While improv class is often goofy and