Tag Archives: Expectations

I don’t want you to change, that’s up to you

If you don’t want to change, I don’t want you to change either. It’s all up to you. In the words of Bruce Lee, “I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this … Continue reading

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Expect people to be everybody they can be

You’ll not be surprised by people if you expect them to be everybody they can be. In general people’s behaviour is consistent, they act in a particular way. If you watch and listen to anybody for a while they will … Continue reading

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Stop expecting people to be better than they are

“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” ~Donald Miller. “I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.” … Continue reading

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You need to know when you are reaching your limit

If you Push yourself too hard and fail, you might not get back up; that’s why you need to know when you’re reaching your limit so that you can take a break and begin again refreshed the following day. Let’s … Continue reading

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People with realistic expectations are happier people

“To expect somebody to be somebody they’re not is futile.” Can you imagine a world where all your expectations about other people’s behaviour were met; you liked everybody you met and they liked you back; or nobody else’s behaviour ever … Continue reading

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You Expect He’s Not to be Trusted

“He’s not to be trusted.” From the moment those words are uttered by somebody about somebody else, the listener is going to spend their time looking for reasons why they’re not going to trust them, especially if the they trust … Continue reading

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Expecting People to be Anything Only Leads to Disappointment

The person who learns to expect nothing from anybody else will never experience disappointment. Don’t expect people to be nice to you just because you’re a nice person. Don’t expect people to laugh at your jokes all the time. Don’t … Continue reading

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Every Problem has a Solution When You Identify the Cause

“Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” ~Lou Holtz – In life, we will experience some or all of the following events, this is the ten percent of what happens. Loss of a loved … Continue reading

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Do Not Be Disappointed Be Realistic

The only way life can disappoint you is to expect the people you interact with to be more than they are capable of being. The following are a few guidelines for a more contented life.      “If you expect … Continue reading

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Realistic Expectations Can Lead to Happiness

If you expect to be treated badly and consequently you are treated badly; you are not surprised or disappointed because your expectations have been met. It’s only when our expectations are not met that we have an emotional response to … Continue reading

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