People are trying hard to be clever. They go to the universities, attend courses, and do internship just to get those knowledge to let them go further in the cognitive zone. They often forget that cleverness is not all. Clever people could become a toxic person if they don’t use their cleverness in the right way. So, people always say they want to become wiser once they get older and older. But what is the quality of being a wiser person? There are 5 characteristics that wise people have or should have: Continue reading “5 Signs of Wise People”
“Laziness is sickness to success.” -Jonathan Celestin
I felt blessed this Sunday because I didn’t just get to listen to a great sermon but I’d rather acknowledged it as teaching about a way of life. This week theme was laziness, it’s aftermath, and the solutions. We will always have to face our own laziness for lifetime, It would be a lifetime battle inside your own self. I have never found any human who never dealt with laziness. It’s actually a common thing. Today i will write more about laziness.
LAZY | la·zy \ˈlā-zē\adjectiveThe quality of being unwilling to work or use energy; idleness:
From the definition itself, we could directly understand that it was not a positive word. According to researchers from Florida Gulf Coast University, lazy person is a sign that he/she has high intelligence. Well, it could be the only thing you would be proud of from having habit of being lazy. Although you are a brainer, without hard work or physical activities, it could lead to sedentary lifestyle. Being a couch potato is not cool and it can’t buy you a Ferrari or even an iPhone 7. If you have this kind of lifestyle, maybe it’s time to wake up from your daydream unless you are already a billionaire with huge passive income. Even then, no billionaire had this lifestyle. So, wake up!
8 signs that you are a lazy person:
Takes a long time to do something habitually
When you have the habit of doing something and it takes significantly more time than anybody else, there are chances that you are a lazy person. I mean if you are told to do something, you will do it almost immediately, but it takes unreasonably long time to finish the task. Maybe you are scrolling down through your Instagram timeline in the middle of making presentation materials.
When you are given tasks at hand, you will probably do it at the last day or last minute. Just because you don’t want to do it, not because you don’t have time for it, you have plenty of them. So, if this one happened to you, beware!
Likes to break promises
Breaking promise is a sensitive topic. Nobody likes when the other one breaks the promises they have made together. People will trust you less the next time you make promise with them. I know sometimes you can’t control some conditions that force you to break promises, but if the reasons are logical, believe me they will want to keep the promises by moving the date to future time.
Likes to sleep
Sleeping might be the thing that all human needs but when you have long sleeping duration, you might be a lazy person. You want to sleep all the time, not because you need sleeping but because you love the feeling of not doing anything.
This one might be a little subjective. A passive person doesn’t always mean he’s a lazy person, but maybe he’s just shy. This shy person might be more diligent than any of us. Just look at them from their works. In my opinion, a passive person is someone who don’t want to do anything about the task, he’s just taking anything for granted and let anything past just like that without any sign of doing any effort.
Don’t have the desire for self-development
Lazy people just don’t want to grow, they are comfortable with their current condition and without any harsh condition, they wouldn’t waste their time for self-development. We always have to be the better version of us. Small changes everyday will turn into big changes in years. So, keep digging what’s your talent and do something about it for your own good.
They like to boss around while they are doing nothing. Lazy persons like to assign everyone with their tasks, but they wouldn’t do anything to follow up or help them in any way possible. Leaders give tasks but they will manage each of the member to give their best for the task, while lazy person don’t mind what the outcome would be.
Lazy people like to give thousand reasons on anything they wouldn’t do or they just want to avoid any responsibilities that will given to them because they are just being lazy. If the reasoning is logical then people will accept them, but if not, he’s just lazy.
“Lazy Persons won’t deserve any kind of success, unless they change.”
“a single word has the power to influence the expression of genes that regulate physical and emotional stress.” – from the book “Words Can Change Your Brain”
“Hi, good morning! Have a nice day.”
Do you know how powerful this one sentence? This one sentence from the right person could significantly impact your day in a positive manner.
“You sometimes think you want to disappear, but all you really want is to be found.”
Do you ever feel not needed by your peers? When they are planning a trip to somewhere awesome they just don’t realize that you are there. They never bother to call you. If you are an extroverted person, then maybe you could approach them like it’s nothing, but when you are an introverted person, you will feel separated from them psychologically; like they exclude you from their inner circle indirectly. Like when they are all taking pictures but you are not invited, so you are pretending to be busy all the time. Like when you, yourself, don’t know which circle you are actually belong to and no one give a damn about that. I know how you feel, it hurts.
In my previous post, I shared how we could try to live like Him, but do you know that everything in life has process? When we try to live like him, we will go through processes, for example, if you want to build a table from a log, you have to cut the log, shape it, nail it, and chisel it to make it like a table. Do you realize that we are like that log, He wanted us to be a beautiful table, so He put us through the processes like being nailed, saw, and chiseled. Is it an enjoyable process? Is it a short process? No, it’s long and painful processes, but at the end of the story, the table will be beautiful. It’s not impossible that we could live like Him.
In this life, we are always thought that we have to do good in every aspects of our life, but as we grow up, there are many toxic factors that will make sure that we would never achieve goodness in everything. It’s all coming back to us, whether we really want to have fun without considering anything or we tailor every aspects of our life to be a life suit that could save us one day. As a Christian, I was taught how to life my life like God, How to be like God?
Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord – Acts 3:19 (New International Version)
Last Sunday, I went to church as usual but today was different. I was really blessed to meet a person who inspired me really much but the funny thing was, it’s not the pastor but the member of the church, a boy who looked like in his high school or college years. At first, because he was seated in front of me, I saw the boy only from his back and I said to myself, “He is stylish.” Because my fashion style was somewhat similar to him, street style with long denim shirt, jeans, slip ons, and a grey beanie. I was like thinking to myself why did he have to wear beanie inside a church, it’s not that cold or winter season, I couldn’t fathom why but I just let it slid away.