*Complaining *

A person’s way of acknowledging that they are not happy with the way things are. In a metaphorical way, when we complain or criticize, we are tearing down an undesirable structure in order to make room for something new. But if all we do is tear down, never bothering to summon the creative energy required to create something new, we are not fulfilling the process.

In fact, we are at risk for becoming a stagnant and destructive force in our own lives and in the lives of the people we love. Another issue with complaining is that we sometimes tend to focus on other people, whom we can’t change, as a way of deflecting attention from the one person we can change—ourselves.

So transforming complaining into something useful is a twofold process that begins with turning our critical eye to look at things we can actually do something about.

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Comment by Marianne on March 21, 2010 at 4:56pm


A bouquet for you for this post!

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