This type of feeling is a psychological condition called learned helplessness. It comes from being repeatedly exposed to ‘adverse stimuli’ that we perceive as unavoidable or inescapable. An unfortunate but strong example of this is
Think about all the things you’re good at. There was a time you weren’t good at them, right?
Let’s face each day with that attitude in mind. Good fortune is not getting lucky. It’s not the ball bouncing your way.
Today, people all over the world celebrate Christmas, a holiday which marks the birth of Jesus Christ, one of the greatest philosophers who ever lived. This was a man who lived two thousand years ago, taught timeless lessons about kindness, mercy, forgiveness, on doing one’s duty, on the dangers of money and the redemptive power…… Continue reading Give Thanks This Christmas
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Then, and only then, should any person whose trust in humanity has been shaken to its core strive to narrow (rather than expand) your support circle.
Today is my birthday and I say to myself – Brian, you’ve been doing your reading and your journaling. You’re trying to be conscious of your thoughts and your actions. In short,
Sometimes they keep me awake at night. When I try to solve my problems, they are there seated on a round-table brainstorming for the great plan.