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The Tyranny of the Should – our expectations of the world.

Nephew: I have a friend who keeps telling me what I ought to do. I find her behaviour irritating. Uncle: Your friend assumes she knows what is best for you because she bases her opinion on what she¬†values in life, … Continue reading

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The Tyranny of the Should – our expectations of ourselves.

Uncle: The last time we spoke I said we should . . . I suggested we drop our shoulds, oughts and musts¬†of other people and replace those words with suggestions or preferences. I said the sooner we realise people value … Continue reading

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