Week 6 – I Never Realised That I Was So Opinionated and The Second Scroll

Wow! This journey is challenging (in a good way).

Whilst I have broadly succeeded in breezing through the tasks and requirements, the most difficult challenge for me recently has been to not express opinions.  I never realised how many opinions I had on just about everything!

Some opinions I found were very easy to lose, whereas others have proved very difficult to quash. Certain things have been rather interesting though. Often over the weekend, I pop down to my local pub to watch a rugby match. I am somewhat of a rugby obsessive and have a greater knowledge than most on all aspects of the sport. Always when I am there , people ask my views and previously, I have always been happy to express my opinion. In my effort to not having opinions on the last occasion, when I was being questioned, I was avoiding expressing any view which actually unsettled a few of the guys around me.

It was a test for me but in reality, I guess the guys down there only ask me stuff as I am so much more knowledgeable in that area and my information benefits them, so I probably won’t be quite as tight lipped next time.

It’s all the other stuff though that is a real challenge to throw away but I have to say, I am ‘lightened’ by the process however hard it currently is.

 

4 responses so far.

  1. LOREN TAYLOR says:

    Hi Rob! This week features the 7-Day Mental Diet, so I’m sending everyone an affirmation that embodies a philosophy belonging to those who have found true happiness:

    “Everything that happens to me is the best thing that can happen to me.”

  2. Steven Earl says:

    Opinions are everywhere. Great observations.

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