Internet Taking you a little too far away?

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As Paul Miller quit internet for a year, he said, “One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was corrupting my soul.”

Use the Internet, but don’t be used by the internet.

Internet, without any second thoughts now stands as one of the basic amenities. Ironical, how the so called social media can trick you into leading an unsocial life. It makes your world quite small, literally and figuratively. A technology so advanced, connects through continents while disconnects you from even your neighbours. It’s sad how social media can impact the way we look at relationships and start deriving pleasure from fickle concerns like the number of likes, reacts and upvotes on a post.

Not surprisingly, the oh so widespread Fear Of Missing Out, much popularly known as FOMO is sweeping out reality from our online pretentious lives. With updates of over a thousand friends in the pocket, but oblivious of vicinity. Words don’t make a difference, Actions do is what we fail to realise. Pinning hundreds of inspirations on Pinterest is no more than collecting ideas without executing them. As easy it is to come across inspirational stuff on social media, so are the ways for it to die down.

An unnatural state it is, all a farce to be connected to learn. Most things we learn or realize could be done with or without an internet connection. Staying offline for once a while can help in integrating focus. The odds of getting distracted are directly proportional to your susceptibility of being distracted. For instance, do you remember how many times do you start off searching some topic and wander away googling to a remotely dissimilar issue, most of the time usually.

Internet is compelling and repelling all at once. Requisite is a clear sense of belonging to the world beyond laptop and cell screens.

 

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Importance Of Bad Decisions

a65e0a8e3d13b9d61302404f74b428fb--decision-making-quotes-making-decisionsWe make decisions all the time, don’t we! From choosing what to eat, to our career plans, always on the go, obviously some good and some bad. Interestingly, we also spend a lot of time pondering over so that we’re safe from the bad ones. Fair enough, the decisions and choices we make design the path of our lives. It doesn’t need to be a high-end decision which changes your life. The simplest of decisions could alter you in a plethora of ways, say even a trivial decision like introducing a morning walk in your routine could alter your efficiency at work in a positive way. Broadly speaking, we can classify two categories of decision makers. One, who are fearless, and ever ready to undertake risks for the better in their lives. The other, fearful of the inevitability of the mistakes hence refraining from changes. Naturally, the latter find it too difficult to let go of the existing and clear off space for new experiences failing to understand the crucial aspect of making bad decisions.

 

Decisions open a vast arena of opportunities, enabling us to foresee consequences. Most of the generations now aren’t taught the importance of decision-making, majorly because since childhood choices have been made for them when they have simply no say in the matter. Thus, keeping them from realizing the fact that ‘Good decisions come from experience and experience comes from a lot of bad decisions’. Is it that hard to understand that the aftermath of a bad decision can only be experienced by making the mistake? And, it’s only because of the aftermath, the ability to handle a bad decision comes into the picture.

 

Exploring a little, we can notice one of the main reasons that bad decisions arise could be obscurity of purpose, looking at the positives, bad decisions can do wonders in making us realize the clarity of any purpose. Not surprisingly, it’s difficult to make good decisions when you aren’t really aware of your stand. A bad decision isn’t actually bad until you learn from the mistake and design suitable actions for further development. Out of its many definitions, a bad decision is best described as the one in which you overpower your senses and make a choice, that somehow you know is not the right one. That’s an example of how EQ or emotional intelligence also plays an important role in preventing bad decisions. Our emotions can make us believe we are right when, in fact, we are really wrong. The more we understand ourselves, and accept ourselves, less are the chances of emotions sabotaging our decisions.

 

So, if you’re not making mistakes or bad decisions, then you’re not taking enough risks or learning enough to continue growth. Let go of the fears and Make The Mistake, living without regrets and learning to forgive ourselves.

 

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