Criticism is the wisest way to get out of the imaginative spiral loop we have entered in our opinions about ourselves. Another person’s opinions are the ships that will drag us when we are cast aways in the abyss of our minds. But we often put an anchor that lets us move in only predetermined distances. In order to break its chains we need courage. We need to feel the strength to be uncomfortable in both confronting ourselves in front of another human and break our mind’s self scenario that we so well have practised throughout our lives. Do your best to find people who care to point to you when you fault.
I want you to repeat after me: “Most people live their lives in a trance. A Walking Daze”. These words struck me immediately like a lightning! I had already heard interesting things in this social skills seminar I was watching on line but at that moment I felt like I saw everything at once. “It is exactly like this”, I thought!
The human brain has evolved through natural selection in a size much bigger than our closest ancestors’, the bonobos’ and the chimpanzees’, especially the part that processes thinking, the neo-cortex[…]