Simple 4 rules to solve daily life PROBLEM!
In approaching a problem, all of us have choice!
For the most of us, we are able to quickly solve them without much trouble at all. However, some take longer time and is not only creating a stressful situation but may have other negative impact.
We can choose to move towards a problem or away from problem, or combination of both or do nothing about it. Unfortunately, avoiding problems, not doing anything, usually causes the problems to come back and a small problem can become a big problem over time.
If you choose to move towards it, you seem to be positive, a risk taker and optimistic to seek a desired outcome. If you choose to avoid, you probably attempt to stay away from potential mistakes, becoming more careful in learning and making decision and pessimistic. If you do nothing about it, think about this quote…
You don't drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there- Edwin Louis Cole
It is not stress that kills us. It is effective adaptation to stress that allows us to live.- George Vaillant.
Rule no 1:
The most successful strategies in working with problems are combination of both – optimistic and pessimistic! Overly optimistic and overly pessimistic or paranoid can be depressing or vice versa that caused performance suffers.
People may use different strategies in different situations, and not everyone is either a pessimist or a optimist.
Rule no 2:
Too much focus on details can lead to loose the sight of the main issue. On the other hand, generalities can overlook and weaken the ability to follow through the specific steps.
Level of specificity or generality detail shall be accordance to situations and goals.
Rule no 3:
Placing too much emphasis on short term needs and challenges may oversight the success for medium or long term goals. Focusing solely on short term success may threaten the success of medium and long term goals.
Goals and problem situations need to be examined with the reference to different timeline.
Rule no 4:
People who use feelings as the primary source of decision and actions are the one who wants to do it. The other type of people will be those who do what one has to do or has been told to do.
Evidence showed that combination of the both enable goals to be achieved and problem can be avoided!
We need to manage situation.
There is no perfect solution in problem and sometimes it will not meet everyone needs. You probably won’t solve the problem with no time or effort.
This 4 rules help to increase your expertise in thinking through the many problems and issues in our lives.