Corners aren’t necessarily our favorite places.

They are pointy and shadowy. Time outs happen in corners. And when someone feels “cornered,” they feel like there is nowhere to go.

But corners can be powerful.

Facing the corner can give us time to think, to shut out the world and be.

Feeling cornered gives us few options but can give us focus because there are only so many choices. When we are in a corner, things may become clearer.

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