FOR ALL MY HIGH SCHOOL YEARS, I WORE A SIZE 10 1/2 SHOE. THESE SHOES WOULD PINCH AND HURT FOR A FEW MONTHS, UNTIL THE SHOES STRETCHED. AT 26 YEARS OLD, SOMEHOW, I FINALLY BROKE OUT OF THE MINDSET OF HAVING TO SUFFER FOR MONTHS AFTER EACH PURCHASE. I FOUND MY TRUE, OUT OF THE BOX COMFORTABLE SHOE SIZE WAS 12 1/2. THIS IS THE SHOE SIZE I HAVE WORN FOR THE 32 YEARS SINCE MY REVELATION.

What blinders do we have on? What unnecessary pains do we complacently accept? What comfortable (and comforting) facts and paradigms do we accept in our lives, for years at a time, despite our pains, without question or attempt to find different, if not better, options and opportunities? What do we know about what we don’tContinue reading “FOR ALL MY HIGH SCHOOL YEARS, I WORE A SIZE 10 1/2 SHOE. THESE SHOES WOULD PINCH AND HURT FOR A FEW MONTHS, UNTIL THE SHOES STRETCHED. AT 26 YEARS OLD, SOMEHOW, I FINALLY BROKE OUT OF THE MINDSET OF HAVING TO SUFFER FOR MONTHS AFTER EACH PURCHASE. I FOUND MY TRUE, OUT OF THE BOX COMFORTABLE SHOE SIZE WAS 12 1/2. THIS IS THE SHOE SIZE I HAVE WORN FOR THE 32 YEARS SINCE MY REVELATION.”

MAKING FUNDAMENTAL CHANGES IN PERCEPTIONS OR BELIEFS REQUIRES…

ENERGY to think TIME to think GRIEVING about giving up well-established, trusted dogmas and paradigms a way to RECONCILE the past, which had worked well enough for you, with the present and the future ( cognitive dissonance) making public and embarrassing MISTAKES while learning and changing Charles Tadros, M.D. June 14, 2021 Saint Louis, Missouri