"I was wrong." The actual words aren't complicated, so why are they so hard to say? The reality is that many people find it extremely difficult to say these words. Most of us have encountered someone who will never admit to being wrong. Many of us are that person, even if just in one particular area of our life.
Most of us don't struggle with generic expressions of error, like "Nobody is perfect," or "Everyone makes mistakes." While both of these statements are true, they're also detached and impersonal. They describe people in general, not ourselves as individuals. You can hide behind these statements without ever taking personal responsibility for your actions. Whereas explicitly stating "I was wrong" is different
World champion boxer Muhammad Ali may have been a professional fighter in the ring. But outside the ring, he was known to be a warm, spiritual, big-hearted and generous man with lots of love to give, which he poured out on family, friends, fans, and children.
In his book The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life's Journey authored with his daughter Hana Yasmeen Ali, he shares his thoughts on how to live a truly rich and meaningful life.
Brainstorming is well-known as a favoured technique for generating ideas and finding solutions. But what if you don't enjoy doing it? What if you feel like you're not good at it? Brainstorming is supposed to open up the flow of thoughts, but what if you find it actually has the opposite effect?
What if trying to "force" yourself to brainstorm on the spot does more to shut down the flow of ideas, rather than generating them?
Brainstorming can indeed be useful, but much of its success has to do with how you approach it. As with so many things, customizing your approach to meet your personal needs is key to having a successful brainstorming session. With that in mind, here are some tips to help you brainstorm more easily and effectively.
There's no shortage of "experts" providing advice on how to achieve optimal health, and we naturally turn to these sources for guidance. But what about your own intuition and self-knowledge about your body? Do you view yourself as the ultimate expert on your body and your personal wellness?
Perhaps you're still trying to figure out what omega-3s, antioxidants, and free radicals are all about. Maybe you're unsure about the exact steps you need to take to achieve and maintain the best health possible. However, even though you might not be an expert on all things health-related, this important fact remains: you have an intimate awareness of your body that no-one else has.
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