Posts Tagged ‘Self-Awareness’

The Funny Thing About A Vice

February 9, 2021

You can be better off without it; you can be perfectly aware that you are happier without it, but there are times that you are still going to miss it.

The Art Of Self-Awareness And People Management

August 25, 2020

Last night L’s mother made a valiant effort in clearing the aftermath of her efforts in the kitchen yesterday, but she eventually (and understandably) reached the point where she said, “That’s all I’m doing tonight. I’m sorry for leaving such a mess for you, but I’m done.”

I thought about this for a moment. “You know . . .” I said slowly. “If you ask respectful of my time for me to finish it up for you, and thank me nicely afterwards, I’ll happily do the rest. If you don’t do that, I’ll still do the rest; I’ll just do it unhappily.”