1 — Insight, Creative Intelligence
Have you noticed you're generally at your worst, as is most everyone else, when the big decisions of life have to be made? Too frequently, the events of life press us, push us, knock us around until we react and make a change. Decisions of immense significance to the rest of our lives are often made in moments of emotional chaos when we're merely reacting to inner or outer pressures. How many people think clearly when choosing a mate, deciding on a career, or making a big purchase? These decisions will be a major factor in our lives for decades! The decision about a lifetime partner, a suitable profession, or a new residence, for example, will be a major reason for your daily and long-term happiness or sorrow. Yet it is not even popular to think clearly at the time of choosing one's mate for life. People often stumble into their careers, victims of blind circumstance. And, purchases involving years of debt are often made emotionally: "Well, I don't know, but I feel this is the right one."
Very often the pressure of a deadline determines what you think and do about a particular problem. With more time to think, along with more information, wouldn't you choose differently at times? Much of the time? **
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