Archive for April, 2007

Expectations

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the expectations people have for themselves and with regards to others. Expectations can be concrete goals people have, but also hopes. The questions I’ve been grappling with are: how does one evaluate whether their expectations are reasonable, is one in complete control of the their expectations’ outcome, and finally how should one react in the event that their expectations materialize or don’t? I know I’m a very demanding person, more towards myself than others, but it depends ... Read more