Negative Questions Produce Positive Outlook

What if there really isn’t any personal change to be achieved? No changes that will ever happen to your personality or ability to enjoy life? What if there is no lasting solution to whatever bothers you or me?

What if this is it? What if this is “as good as it gets”?

I actually mean this in a positive way, believe it or not — in that whatever one’s problems and setbacks and shortcomings might be, you should still pursue your core aspirations anyway, even if it means that your baggage has to come along for the ride.

This is my ambition in life.

This is not an original idea that I came up with. There’s a bit of it in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (especially regarding mood-dependent behavior); and whole lot of it in ACT (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy).

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s