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Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. We hear this phrase often and it sounds great, but how can we practically apply it to our lives? One simple way is what we call Active Roles. We actively play many roles in life in response to each person with whom we interact with at any particular time. We’re not talking here about Social Roles such as policeman, a mother or father, but about the dynamic at play. These are Active Roles, and they are the essence of our behaviour. For example: Purposeful Encourager Resentful Carer Confident Boundary Setter Resigned Complier FEELING  ACTION Active Roles can be: Constructive | Fragmenting | Ambivalent Constructive Roles (C) A Constructive role grows you as a person. When you play a Constructive role it enhances your life and brings about a sense of fulfilment. It’s satisfying and energising. E.g.  …

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