Showing posts from July, 2015

Grateful. It's a simple exercise.

Okay. I haven't done this for a while and I'm starting to fall in that hole again. Let's do this.  I'm grateful for: 1. Having a points card and reaping 2 free movie tickets.  2. Triple layered butter movie popcorn.  3. Living close to the movie theatre.  That was easy. 

Sense of Entitlement

I once glanced at a magazine page for but a second while flipping pages. For some reason, it stuck. "Your sense of entitlement is your greatest downfall." I agree.  Once you feel that sense that you deserve more, that you need to spend your money to feel good, that the world owes you back...  It will impact and destroy you in ways you didn't even think of before. Jealousy. Anger. Hatred. Indifference. All of these surface because you think you deserve better. If not the best.  One child was born with a silver spoon. Thinking that because the parents did so well, he did well as well. That because his parents were successful, he too carried the honour as if it were his and walked the same red carpet as his parents did. He forgot. THEY worked hard. THEY made a name for themselves. THEY set up the family name and business. Not him. Never him. And yet his sense of entitlement grows for respect, for success, for something THEY saw as a goal and not him.  Onc