Society loves to promote so many unhealthy ways to think.
‘Focus on the good”
‘A beautiful mind only looks for the good in others’
‘Don’t talk about people faults, instead encourage their strengths’
“Always expect good to happen’
And many more like this.
Hardly reality is it.
This is very immature and all about giving yourself an easy life. There is good and bad in all of us. And neither should be ignored.
Yes, it is ‘reality’ that some people do have considerable more bad in them and do terrible things to other people. So, is it okay to avoid, ignore this. No, because that is enabling them.
I’m not ever promoting that we hate people. But ‘ignore the bad in people?’ Really!? That is not the way to help people to be healthy, by avoiding the bad in people.
That is just apathy and choosing an easy path for yourself, and both of these are rife within society. Continue reading