'The world is linear' you say…
It is not!
'Equations work in human interactions' you say…
They do not!
'Your behavior has to do with me' you say…
It does not!
Do you see the direction here?
Somehow - actually for a lot of reasons - we learn a twisted logic to explain how the world of human connections works.
Why do we continue to push these beliefs when they clearly don't work and cause us suffering?
Maybe because we wish they worked?
Maybe the desire to have complete control over our lives and the behavior of others is so strong that we have a difficult time giving up these illusions even when they so clearly lead us down dark and painful paths!
DANCE WITH IT! EXPERIENTIAL APPS
An opportunity to experiment with some fun ideas…
MAKE A LIST OF YOUR OWN EQUATIONS…
These are the 'If I do x, then y will inevitably occur' beliefs.
How often have these beliefs panned out?
What will it take for you to let them go?