October 14, 2019

The lesson in a bowl of muddy water

Rose in bowl of clear water

We tend to make things more complex the longer we think about them.

Is that complexity useful?

We tend to create well-worn paths as we go round and round when we think longer about something.

Are those paths useful?

Sometimes we compound this by thinking that things won’t turn out well. In other words, we worry.

Is that worry useful?

A friend said to me last week “A negative thought does not hold us, we hold it.”

That got me thinking!

So, to avoid unneeded complexity, I am letting my mind settle around that thought, like a bowl of muddy water that comes clear as we set it aside for a while.

How is your thinking at the moment?

My best wishes, Paul

Paul Matthews

CEO and Founder of People Alchemy

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