Tuesday, 10 May 2011

How to increase your resilience and serenity (Part 9 of 10)


Learn to judge events and people sensibly and do not overreact to problems. The search for perfection is a delusion that wastes energy and obscures facts. Most things do not matter much in the long term. Rationality, although seldom easy, is the only practical response to adversity.

Abandon unrealistic expectations and adopt a tolerant view of people and events. Strive to see things as they are, unpolluted by false ideals, and your self-confidence will increase. Perfectionism does not work because it ignores the crucial role that patience and persistence play in achievement.

To be continued in the next post.

[Text: http://johnvespasian.blogspot.com]

[Image by rasmithuk under Creative Commons Attribution License. See the license terms under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us]

How to increase your resilience and serenity
(Part 9 of 10)


Learn to judge events and people sensibly and do not overreact to problems. The search for perfection is a delusion that wastes energy and obscures facts. Most things do not matter much in the long term. Rationality, although seldom easy, is the only practical response to adversity.

Abandon unrealistic expectations and adopt a tolerant view of people and events. Strive to see things as they are, unpolluted by false ideals, and your self-confidence will increase. Perfectionism does not work because it ignores the crucial role that patience and persistence play in achievement.

To be continued in the next post.

[Text: http://johnvespasian.blogspot.com]

[Image by rasmithuk under Creative Commons Attribution License. See the license terms under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us]