Breaking All The Rules

Consequences teach us to make wise decisions. We use consequences to teach kids and people of foundation.

We all know that consequences are a part of life, but what if you could get away with anything without worrying about the aftermath?

It's a question that's crossed all of our minds at some point or another.

What would we do if we knew there were no consequences for our actions?

Have you ever stopped to consider the consequences of choices that you make?

I hope the answer is yes. You make many choices every day. Some choices we are aware of and others are so ingrained that they have become habits.

There are some healthy choices that I make every week that help me to be happy and content, but before I share those, let’s look at some of the consequences of choices in our lives.

We all want to be happy and content with our lives, but there are times when we get off track or fall into bad habits without even realizing it until later down the road when things aren’t going as well as they could be for us.

It can take a long time to realize what has happened because these changes happen slowly over time rather than overnight as an epiphany would occur in your life where everything makes sense again after being lost for so long.

The good news is if you do find yourself feeling unhappy or unfulfilled with your life then there is still hope for change!

Our childhood influences and the way our parents raised us to have a lot to do with how our belief system was formed.

Do you want to be a better parent?

We all know that parenting is one of the most challenging jobs out there. I’m sure our parents did not intentionally fail us but if you had a parent that was a permissive parent most likely it was difficult for you to follow rules as an adult.

When a child experiences discomfort or pain, their first reaction will always be to seek comfort from their parents.

However, if the parent begins to fix things for them instead of allowing them time and space to process what happened on their own terms, then they won't learn how to handle difficult situations themselves.

You may think that fixing things for them now means less stress for everyone involved but the truth is quite the opposite - because ultimately they'll lack confidence in handling similar situations independently in the future too!

All our actions have consequences. They have results though, sometimes, they may not be evident immediately.

If you don’t see the consequences immediately, or any time soon, don’t be deceived.

The consequences will manifest at the appropriate time.

While it's certainly an attractive proposition, the reality is that living without consequences can be dangerous and selfish.

That's why it's important to remember that there are always repercussions for our choices - both good and bad.

Instead, let’s think of the things you aren’t doing in your life. Listen to that inner voice while planning a day free of consequences and don’t overthink it. Make a list.

Once that is done, take a look at your list. What is it telling you?

Dig a little deeper.

What would you do if you could live a day without consequence?

Something to think about.