#1 Civil Services and You: What drives you?

Living the Writeful Way

A very famous quote of Jim Carrey goes like this:

‘I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer.’

Let me begin by telling you something that I have learnt in the 30 odd years of my life and from the books of Psychology – you do not know yourself as well as you think you do.

Freudian theories are discredited today, but the idea of subconscious remains. You have a part of the brain that is manifest and a part that is hidden from your own knowledge. The latter affects the former, and thus, your desires are moulded by your latent fears, insecurities and sometimes embarrassing desires.

Not only that, we are in a constant state of flux. You might want something yesterday, get it today but not need it tomorrow. We are ever…

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This morning I’m thinking of recounting mine — Live & Learn

I heard on the radio that we creatures have about a billion and a half heartbeats to use. Voles and birds use theirs fast… while whales and elephants are slower. This morning I’m thinking of recounting mine to see exactly where I am… ~ Jim Harrison, from “Sunday Discordancies” in In Search of Small Gods Photo: […]

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