Why Do I Lose Interest In Improving Myself, Even If I Have Tried Many Times? Recall that one of the thinking styles
People have a natural resistance to changes. He does not like them He wants the "status quo", Latin expression that perhaps means "the mess we are already in". People resist changes for various reasons. To favor the necessary changes, the leaders find out what those reasons are, and face them. "Leadership with purpose" - Rick Warren
99% of your thoughts are useless. William James put it best: “A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.” All my life I’ve been obsessed with practical things. Practical philosophy, practical knowledge, practical books, practical work, and practical advice. That idea comes from Pragmatism, a philosophical tradition that started in the 19th century in America.
Being neurotic is being able to behave badly without feeling responsible for one's actions. Jung says that the sick person does not have to learn to get rid of his neurosis but learn to endure it. Because disease is not a superficial and meaningless burden, it is what the person is; the same person is that "other" that we always try to exclude. If we flee from the evil that is in us, we put ourselves in danger. All evil is potential vitality that needs to be transformed. Pretending to live without the creative potential of our own destructiveness is like being a cardboard angel. Sheldon B. Kopp
Something strange happened with the birth of the internet; something changed about how we understand our identity and our existence. And that something was that our sense of self got translated into 0s and 1s so that we could project a part of our being as a single node into a global network of nodes made up of other selves.