The mind is a funny thing. I’ve spent the past few months reading a lot about mindset. Upon reflection I’ve been thinking that it can be boiled down to those who keep saying ‘Tomorrow’ and those who say ‘just one more.’
I had a conversation with a friend a few years ago and was amazed at how toxic his thinking had become. It was more than someone having a bad day. He had grown bitter, pessimistic and a shell of his former self. He hid it fairly well from those around him, but it crept out from time to time in conversation. I casually commented that if you say “’I can’t’ – you won’t.” To say he was a little put off by my comment is an understatement. Now in retrospect, I’m not sure that any of us set out to be negative. It’s not exactly a character trait that people aspire to. Left unchecked, it simply creeps up on you. We are all faced with ‘tomorrow’ or ‘just one more’.
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