Originally posted August 9, 2011, this two part post is one of the most-read at Obstacle Blaster. Hope you enjoy and that you accept my invitation to share links to these, and other Obstacle Blaster articles, far and wide. — Jim Aitkins
Well, let’s be honest (this is a test of your integrity and credibility): isn’t it true that we all have an “inner spoiled brat”? [The part of you that is screaming out at me right now, “Speak for yourself!” that’s the voice of your inner spoiled brat.]
The inner spoiled brat is that part of us that irrationally asserts that it has a right to view certain people and certain topics and situations in a particular way regardless of the existence of facts that may render that outlook out-of-date… if it was ever an accurate viewpoint in the first place.
The inner spoiled brat says, “No matter what, I’m going to think the way I want about a particular person or a particular subject! I have a right to feel this way or think this way and nothing you say will change it.”
It was that voice – my inner…
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