Return, O faithless children, declares the Lord;
for I am your master; I will take you, one from a
city and two from a family, and I will bring you
How do you react to breakdowns?
If our reaction when dealing with a problem is
“something is wrong”, we are actually reassessing the current
situation. We are already evaluating the problem to be
something heavier than it really is. This kind of assessment not
only magnifies the problem but it actually defers and slows
down the activity. When a problem arises, it triggers a
magnitude of behaviors that make life more difficult. Notice how a reassessment prompts a person to take
different actions. When one sees a problem as something that is
overwhelming, the tendency is for him to compromise his goal
or worse, to just resign. Being flexible and creative is dealt
with importance, but as problems start to appear one by one,
one might end up creating more activities than needed.
You might risk wasting time and energy, end up putting
your objectives aside, and eventually affect working
relationships. Blaming often causes weakened relationships,
which often develops as problems begin to surface.
Blaming in an attempt to put distance between
yourself and problems. You feel the need to
create this psychological distance because you
think of problems as something that should not
be happening (Krisco, 1997).
The actions we do in response to the problems we face
are dependenton how we see things. For this reason, when one
assesses that a problem is an indication that something is
wrong, his behavior follows accordingly. The solution that may
be of great help is to re-distinguish problems. In order for oneto see breakthroughs ahead of him, we need to see problems in
a brand new perspective or to speak about the problem with a