Breaking the Rules
Breaking the rules can empower you – really. Rules can severely limit your beliefs and purpose in life, keeping you back from expressing emotions and from trying new things.
Think about the negative things you tell yourself on a daily basis – “My parents/teachers said I couldn’t do that,” “I don’t have the brains to succeed,” “Nobody will want to dance with me.” Each of these negative thoughts are derived from a rule of society that needs to be broken.
If your parents/teachers said you couldn’t do something you’re passionate about, defy them. Break the rule and try. Unless you try, you may choose a path which will keep you unhappy the remainder of your life – or at least sad that you didn’t try.
When you stand like a statue in a group setting and let someone disrespect you or someone else without speaking up, you’re demeaning yourself – and that’s horrible for your self-esteem. Continue reading
Breaking certain rules can cause the skies to open and rain down benefits – but it can also cause your worst nightmares. Author, Lewis Upton, once said, “I’m a free soul, not a soul who will be contained by rules that were made by people who want to control others.” Continue reading
For years, society’s rules have been experiencing a revolution. Much of this has to do with the new ways technology has entered our lives and changed our ways of living. Some has to do with our changing mores and values.
Society has changed tremendously throughout the past decades. We’ve become a more transient society – so, for example, the old rule of always being friendly to everyone may now be dangerous if we follow it.
We don’t have to work from 9 to 5 every day and spend long hours at work trying to get ahead. Facebook, Skype and millisecond transferring of data makes it possible for us to cut our time in less than half and even work from home if we desire.
Many rules of society are based on pure emotion. Robots can’t be programmed for emotion (yet), so they move on to get the job done without any input of their own. Continue reading