Who can I learn from today?
While I do think our country faces a much bigger question around education and the appropriate levels of funding for it, I wonder if we can all play a small part in trying to better understand the situation at our own school.
We’re taught that our value to others is to fix their problems, give advice, or cheer them up. But when we offer advice before connecting with someone’s feelings, we can leave that person feeling unheard.
Are you a virgin?
I think everyone, if they sit down and think about it, has a philosophy of life. Something they do that is sacred to them.
Because guessing and hoping and trying to get lucky are dumb.
This has happened to me quite a bit. Where everyone around me is clearly smarter and better. I don’t want to fake being smart. But I don’t like to be so obviously the most stupid either.
I like to be social. And I like to talk to people. But something about the question, “How are you?” is really hard for me. And I hear it all the time, every day.
Find out what you haven’t realized you’ve lost. Find out what you’ve actually gained.
Think about where you want to go, back out your decisions from there.