They say that if you want a favour done, ask a busy person. There are some people who are more willing than others to go out of their way to be helpful even though they have a lot on their plate already. I guess the rest of us are not quite so generous with our time. We like to spend our spare moments indulging our own needs and pleasures. Whether these be bodily comforts, enjoyable projects, going on trips or whatever. If it doesn’t come naturally to one to give up things for others, then a question arises. Do we need to learn to curtail what we want for ourselves? Is self-restraint necessary for personal growth?
The difference between the actual and ideal self
When we think of our ideal-self we soon appreciate how far short we fall of who we would like to become. For example, altruism is often … Read More