| 7:48 am on Jun 26, 2005 (gmt 0)|
My mouth is my biggest asset and my biggest liability.
| 9:06 am on Jun 26, 2005 (gmt 0)|
Wow snowman. You sure this is the right forum for a post like that? I mean I know it is foo and all that but I would go and post that on a Psychology or self help forum. Heavy stuff!
| 3:04 pm on Jun 26, 2005 (gmt 0)|
First off snowman, you are not the only one. Realize that life is suffering, no two ways about that. Also realize that there is only now, it couldn't have been any other way.
If it hasn't been suggested to you then I would say try meditation, ie - just sit, quietly. No need for religious attachments here - just sit. While sitting there are numerous techniques to quiet the onslaught of random thoughts -such as count up to ten on the exhales, if you lose count, don't worry, just start back at 1. No matter what the point here is to give these thoughts space, because essentially they(thoughts) have no reality other than what *you* assign them. Other than that most thoughts and daydreams are just "junk mail" or spam of the mind.
Honestly I don't want to get into my character flaws here, but suffice it to say that I been down many of the roads you mention.
Think of it this way - could you run a marathon right now? Probably not, since you (If you are like me) are sadly out of physical shape. Your mind needs to be exercised and developed just as well.
| 6:05 pm on Jun 26, 2005 (gmt 0)|
I think the biggest flaw in my character is that I have little or no faith or trust in people and their motivations. I'm constantly fighting the feeling that everyone wants something, gives nothing, it's all about me me me, and no matter how I try to break down barriers with people and open avenues of trust, they always show this face and BOOM they're outta there. :-)
I try to fight this in myself but year after year those around me just reinforce my "bad attitude."
Consequently, I have very few people I can truly call "friend." Thank (whatever deity you have) I met my wife, she is the one true soul I know. :-)
| 9:14 pm on Jun 26, 2005 (gmt 0)|
Im very untidy and get very aggressive when tired.
So dont ask me to tidy up when Im getting ready for bed!
I really wish it wasnt so, to both, you know when Im feeling fine (not tired) people can walk all over me and It doesnt bother me, but look at me the wrong way when im tired. GRRRRRRRR.
| 4:15 am on Jun 27, 2005 (gmt 0)|
My biggest flaws I think is
1. I trust people too much
2. I'm too "frank and to the point" (not good at idle conversation)
3. Short memory - I forget that shouldn't trust people so much
| 8:31 am on Jun 27, 2005 (gmt 0)|
The most negative thing about my character is that I am very quick to anger.
I recognise this and I try to cool it when I feel it coming on (e.g. when someone irritates me) but I don't always succeed.
I wish I could be more laid back and tolerant of other people's (perceived) faults.
| 11:55 am on Jun 27, 2005 (gmt 0)|
I always forget where i left the house keys.
Ive got a very bad memory. I dont know what My ex girl friend looks like anymore its only been a few months. (not that its a bad thing ;) ...you get the point.)
I cant remember a 6 digit if I read it then need to type it 20 seconds later.
anyone seen Memento [imdb.com] Crazy.
| 3:05 pm on Jun 27, 2005 (gmt 0)|
Hmmm... snowman... is it time for some zazen. You are brave at heart.
| 6:07 pm on Jun 27, 2005 (gmt 0)|
|My mouth is my biggest asset and my biggest liability. |
Have to agree here... mine too.
I have an annoying tendency of thinking I'm smarter than most people and I generally continue to believe that until shown otherwise. Lots of people are put off by this and although I've worked on correcting it I haven't had much luck. I deal with customers on a daily basis and often don't have the patience to do so. This is one negative aspect of my character. I'm sure there are others...
| 6:48 pm on Jun 27, 2005 (gmt 0)|
I leave the toilet seat up.
| 7:42 pm on Jun 27, 2005 (gmt 0)|
I hate that I rolled a 10 for strength when we made characters. I mean I am a fighter and I didn't get a reroll.
| 10:03 pm on Jun 27, 2005 (gmt 0)|
Sometimes I think too much.
I'm not sure.
Lemme think about it.