There's a time to realise that doing what you've always done (yet again) might not be the best way forward. It goes against the grain, but that's probably the point.
Things may be hopeless, but that doesn't mean we are powerless. The thing is, it's easier to go with herd mentality than it is to stay true to our personal values, so we compromise by refusing to challenge the things we don't like. It's the road to hell.
We tend to stuck in our ways with our thinking. This restricts our viewpoint and limits our possibilities. Next time you are in a queue, or waiting somewhere with nothing to do, try this.
When someone says, "It's a power thing", or "Power corrupts"... they are not providing a useful summary, they are telling you that they haven't thought it through and are not likely to.
Referring of course to my occasional posts on the subject somebody, recently asked me “What is this ridiculous thing you have about goats, an obsession or what?” Well, maybe, but do I detect a note of criticism? What's THAT about?
Is climbing mountains still fun if you live on one? Does the metaphor still hold true?
It's Monday. Many of us will be approaching the coming week with trepidation. After a relaxing weekend (but not relaxing enough), we embark on the unknown of the coming week with a mixture of watered-down enthusiasm and sluggish motivation. But it doesn't have to be like that, you can take control of your life in a new way. So why not start today?
How would you feel if every time you said something that was important to you, your best friend criticized or countered it with something that disagreed with what you'd just said? When we meet optimism meets pessimism it can produce some insulting and inconsiderate responses.
Do you have trouble sticking to the plan? Following this week's Resolutions theme, here's an idea to keep your promises to yourself alive.
Heraclitus said "The sun is new each day." Nothing stays the same. Not us, nor others. To realise this, we have first to see that it's possible.