Daily Dose of Living

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Today we will talk about how can we understand each other better. We Tolerate. Tolerance is a weak virtue, but it’s a good start. If someone’s behavior seems bothersome, it is best to avoid the knee-jerk reactions of fight or flight, and instead find ways to tolerate their differences. For example, let’s say you’re an aspiring minimalist, but your partner is an enthusiastic collector—a clear dichotomy of beliefs. Your partner believes collecting porcelain figurines or vintage guitars is the bomb diggity; you believe their treasures are clutter. So you’re left scratching your noggin, wondering how to convert them to your singularly valid viewpoint, which can be mind-numbingly frustrating. Don’t worry, though, you needn’t get on the same page right way; you need only understand you both have your reasons for being on separate pages. By tolerating someone’s quirks, and allowing them to live happily within their own worldview, you may not understand their obsession with creepy statuettes or unplayed musical instruments, but at least you will be on a path toward understanding that person as an individual—and that’s a big first step. Congrats!

Come back tomorrow for more inspiration.

Reference : https://www.theminimalists.com/understanding/

7 Comments Add yours

  1. Shanique🌅 says:

    First and foremost😍, I can’t believe there’s another person on this planet who still uses the phrase bomb diggity😄🤗

    Second, this is a nice post. Tolerance. So simple. I like it. 😊

    Pointing out that we need to only understand that we both have our reasons for being on separate pages coupled with a committed path towards understanding each other as individuals is very important, I agree. To understand each other there needs to be a commitment to open and frequent communication as well. Better to over communicate than under in the beginning. Communication will lead to compromises and solutions that work for both people in the relationship.

    Thanks for giving me things to think about 🤔 Blessings to you GS🙏

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you Shanique. You have shared some wonderful things for me to ponder on as well. I live by a quote “After all, we are all walking each other home”

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you for sharing.

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      1. Always a joy and pleasure to read and share your posts with followers, My Dear! Have a great day!! xoxox 😘💕🎁🌹

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  2. Fred Stevens says:

    I appreciate your conversational style. Different outlooks can be reconciled, for sure.

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    1. GS says:

      Glad you liked the post Fred. Different outlooks are important for growth.

      Like

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