Summary: Any attitude where you blame something external is the main problem. Only YOU should control all things related to work, life, and people. Don’t like mondays? Make your life more exciting.
Have you ever heard someone say;
“OMG! Dude I hate Mondays!”
“WTF! That is such a hard problem to solve! Impossible!”
These type of attitudes have found their way into our everyday conversations.
On the surface they may seem pretty harmless, however, when you agree with them it may subconsciously enforce bad behavior in you.
Other person: “Ah! I hate Mondays mornings”
You:“Yeah! I know what you mean!”
Noticed what happened there?
You completely let the negative things affect your mindset or vice-versa.
Such thoughts make you blame external things such as mondays, bosses, norms, and people.
Key-Takeaways for Self-Improvement
1. Notice all the negative patterns of behaviour that you or your colleagues may have.
2. Any attitude where you blame something external is the main problem. Only YOU should control all things related to work, life, and people. Don’t like mondays? Make your life more exciting or get a better job.
3. Don’t let everyday conversations slowly slip into your mindset. Help your colleagues realize the same.
1. “I hate 8:30am classes!” – Solution: Take interesting classes.
2. “Ah! My friends make so much drama!” – Solution: Surround yourself with like minded friends.
3. “Bro. That exam was way too hard” – Solution: Study harder next time.
I wrote this because:
1. I have been guilty of the above.
2. We all have people around are in such mindsets, thus, maybe this will help.
3. Changing human behavior and mindset takes deliberate practice.