November 20, 2016
We, humans, have all sorts of ways that we understand the world. We use all kinds of tools and techniques to help us understand what we see and what we experience. We find ways to cope, manage, and keep ourselves safe as part of our daily survival and growth…
Many of these techniques and tools were created in our youth. That makes senses, doesn’t it? Our childhoods are a time of immense learning. Everything is brand new. We strive to make sense of each new situation that arises. The systems that we create as children are imperative to our growth and development.
However, if we don’t update these systems as we mature, what was once a very useful coping mechanism may actually become a detriment to us. If we keep our understanding of the world static in a childhood view, we may miss out on amazing opportunities, we may keep ourselves stuck, or we may end up holding a view that is hurtful to us without even realizing it.
This week’s theme is about a System Update (more…)