For better or worse, our lives are often dictated by our daily routines and patterns. If these patterns are mostly filled with positive thoughts, emotions, habits, and relationships, then you’ll continue to naturally experience happiness and success in your life. And if these patterns are mostly filled with negative thoughts, emotions, habits, and relationships, then [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Free Will’
A false choice is when we are presented a situation as having only two choices, when in fact other alternatives may be available to us. Often a false choice is a result of black and white thinking, in which we look at two extremes but don’t realize that the answer may be in a grey [...]
“Locus of control” is the extent to which individuals believe that they have control over an event in their lives. Having a more internal locus of control means we believe we have more control over the event. Having a more external locus of control means we believe that outside forces (other people, the environment, God, [...]
Leo Babauta of Zen Habits recently wrote an interesting piece called, “The Illusion of Control.” In it he describes how our efforts to control our lives and our surroundings are fundamentally flawed and worthless. We cannot control things, Leo argues, because our world is too complex, and the future is ultimately unknown. I partially agree, [...]
Dear living and breathing person, you are more blessed than you realize.