Sunday, October 7, 2007

More lessons amongst a lot of noise

Three golden rules

1.Self restraint
2.Never assume anything or assume you can take anyone for granted
3.Zero expectations

15 comments:

RustyNeurons said...

Ha... Rules are the worst I say... Can never follow any of them.. at least not truthfully...

backpakker said...

yup..i ve tried and tried and just cant follow them..but they are rules required in life..and the most difficult part is that when u have to apply them in yoiur personal life , not professional or social ...thats where u need them the most

RustyNeurons said...

that's because, the personal life matters the most (at least to most of us)

backpakker said...

You are right and thats very difficult cos thats where you are yourself and you expect people to accept you the way you are and if you have to play a role then its not personal anymore ...

mark said...

these are quite good actually, b-p: i'd think of them as a way of life; guidelines perhaps, rather than rules...

chitra said...

Rules are made only to broken. then why make rules.

backpakker said...

Mark - they are a way of life, rules for me because i have to follow them ..

Chitra - I dont intend breaking them ..tho there are lapses

"SunShine" said...

Rule 2&3 : finally had to accept them ..mez working on them ...0% is ideal number but can we compromise a bit there ? :)

Rule 2 : almost there !!

Verve said...

Why do I always mess up trying to follow the first rule!

Standbymind said...

Some rules man!!!

backpakker said...

Sunshine - i agree ...acceptance is the most difficult thing ande besides these rules help us - at least, Im trying to follow it for my peace

Verve - ive messed up several times...now trying again ..its an effort, as its not my nature too

Standbymind - it helps ...

eternal search said...

I never follow these rules and no marks for guessing this one...I ALWAYS end up messing up things...:-)

backpakker said...

Anjuli - try these

Anjuli said...

trying never helps... I never am able to do :-(

backpakker said...

I try and I fail as well..but slowly it stats getting imbibed into the system ..especially the first and the sec one...third is idealistic but am trying