Musings

When something doesn’t work, I sit up and take notice. Could it be a fluke? Absolutely. But if there’s a trend of dysfunction, then there’s something wrong with my approach, or the obstacle is insurmountable.  Either way, I need to employ the most honest assessment possible, make necessary adjustments and try again, or shoot for another goal.

If I ignore dysfunction—if I’m lazy about articulating the reason behind failures—I risk becoming a narrow-minded ideologue, one who erroneously rationalizes why they don’t need to change their approach or their viewpoint.

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14 thoughts on “Musings

  1. It’s true.

    Sometimes it’s as simple as being in the wrong mind at the start of the day. I am trying to do loving kindness meditation in the morning before I go out. It is my nature to rush blindly, so time in reflection (rather than thought addiction) helps create a better pace.

    But sometimes bad things happen for no reason other than they do. And at those times, I remind myself that luck is cyclical and probably after a night’s sleep/good cry that things will feel different, if not better.

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