People play roles all the time. Some people identify with their jobs, being married, and others because of their (financial) status. But is this who they really are? What if they lose that job, get divorced, or lose all the money they have? Is their identity gone? Have they identified so much with a role, even if it causes them a lot of stress, that they suffer to the extend that they do not know who they are, or know what to do, when that role is gone?
Remember this famous line from the Shawshank Redemption movie “Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying”? Are you living your life or is life living you? Most people get into a routine were they do not have time (or allow themselves) to contemplate, read books, educate themselves, spend time with the people they love or be happy.
This parable, which can be read in less then one hour, tells the story about four characters who live in a maze and need to deal with change.
This website is a personal project in which I would like to share my ideas around Self Improvement, Communication, Personal Growth & Effectiveness. For me Personal Effectiveness isn’t about learning new tricks, but about discovering your True Self and your core values: getting rid of all the bad habits, limitations and false believes people have been gathering over the years.