Acting on your decision should come with the same acceptance of uncertainty as sailing requires.
The topic of critical thinking captures the essence of how we can use critical thinking in our lives. The goal, to gather information for the purpose of objectively analysing it to make informed decisions.
That summer, I spent my days on the beach - jumping waves in the morning and chilling under the sun in the afternoon. It was far more appealing than sitting in a hot classroom.
Every decision we make leads to action – and those actions have consequences. But what might those consequences be?
Picture this scene. You’ve made your decision, but you begin to realise the decision was the wrong one. How can you get back to where you were before?
We assume doing nothing risks nothing.
Given the impact critical thinking questions can have, it seems strange that we aren’t more aware of them. But we’re not.
Imagine yourself six months from now - now you can see an unfamiliar perspective.
It is a brute of a question isn’t it; what do I know to be true?
Unbelievably, right now you’re thinking in patterns. Some you might be aware of, but most of them, you can’t see or even describe them.
Reflect and renew is a great upgrade to the date act of a New Year’s Resolution. A resolution is a false promise of a new beginning – often crushed within a few days of the year commencing. Why? Because the act itself is flawed. A bold commitment to lose weight by eating less, or to stop consuming coffee by the gallon is whimsical and ill-thought-out. But every year, with the changing of a digit we surrender ourselves to the aspiration of a new year resolution or two. The version in our heads of rarely matches reality. Instead, the outcome tends…