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Choice is Empowering

Being ‘spoilt for choice’ is a nicer problem to have than feeling trapped by circumstance.

If you are unfortunate enough to find yourself in a situation you feel helpless to change, creating a range of options can be empowering, without having to actually do anything else.

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Fix a problem? The Cause Is No Solution

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Looking back is easy, but it can be an ill-informed and lazy habit. Or a cop-out, or an excuse for doing nothing. Problem solving always happens after now, so look to the future and stop grubbing about in the past.

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How to Adjust to Change

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Resisting change is not only a waste of time, it also makes it harder to deal with. Following advice from other people is probably not the right way to go either (you can still read this though).

Change can be difficult, but it needn’t be as big a problem as we often make it.

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Counter Acceptance and Apathy – Nurture Curiosity and be Lustful

Curiosity has been called ‘The Lust of the Mind’. Not a bad image, and on that also conjures up self-indulgance.

Many great creators and thinkers have extolled the virtues of curiosity, and the value of keeping it alive. Like anything we think about though, we can fall into lazy habits that just don’t do the job.

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