Reflections on life



We human beings are intrinsically motivated to adapt to the reality in which we live. This means that we are programmed to survive, to overcome difficulties, to feel good and to live happily. To do this, we are committed from the first days of life to know the environment in which we live to understand how it works and to know the people around us to understand what to expect from them.

This commitment to know the reality, largely unconscious, leads to the formation of a series of beliefs useful to protect us from dangers and to guarantee safety. For example, based on their own experiences, a child may develop the belief that “if he was sick and called mom, she would come soon” or that “if he took a disciplinary note at school, dad would get angry”.

In case of early traumatic experiences, this process of knowledge of reality…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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