Life Sends You Puzzles and Problems. It’s Time to Destroy Them!
Do you want to know what life is about? Some say love. Others say it’s a pursuit of happiness. Yes, those are part of the journey of life, but they hardly constitute the majority of what will confront you throughout your days.
If you want the truth, I’ll make it simple. Life is filled with problems in need of solving. It’s filled with knotty situations that you must unravel. The reality from which you cannot escape, is that life relentlessly slams the shores of your mind with endless waves of decision-making.
It’s Positive to Embrace the Negative
What I’m saying is not negative. It’s quite the opposite. If I blow sunshine up your ass, I’ll tell you something like, “Life is too short to not be happy.” And how long will that self-help bullshit carry you? I’ll tell you how long. It will carry you as far as your next confrontation with resistance.
Problems are built into the system—they are an inescapable reality designed to shape you into something greater. The only way to avoid the mind-bending puzzles coming your way is to leave the planet, but since you won’t do that, then it’s better to swallow the truth and learn from it.
This is good news, if you’re able to pull your head out of the skies of self-help nonsense and enter the school of creative problem-solving. That’s what I did. I left magical thinking behind, and embraced the reality that I am the only one that can move my life forward. I left fatalism behind and took on the responsibility of shaping my future by the decisions and efforts I make each day.
Ripping the Layers Off Your Problems
Here’s my method to solving problems. I relentlessly interrogate the Universe until it spits out an answer for me. I go over a problem endlessly, and with each pass, I rip another layer off the camouflaged solution. It’s really that simple. It’s difficult to do, but the process is simple.
People have difficulty solving problems because they’ve never focused on anything unpleasant for the amount of time it takes to tap into their deeper mind. They give up too soon. They’ve already lost the negotiation with life by deciding beforehand to always settle when things get tough.
If you can shake the temptation to quit, then you can learn to develop a healthy, focused, obsession when it comes to solving problems. It’s like the Rubik’s Cube, which most of us quickly discard because the commitment to master isn’t worth it to us. However, when the puzzle is your own life, I would think most people would commit themselves to mastering problem-solving. They don’t. They cast it aside and spend more time learning to live with their mediocrity.
What are you settling for? Write that down in the comments below. I’d love to hear from you.
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