We're often so busy go about our days & lives that our brains are on autopilot, which can be a dangerous way to operate. The brain's default settings aren't always helpful. Sometimes we need to step in & practice being more aware of the patterns we subscribe to so that we can be more deliberate in choosing acceptable alternatives.
This video illustrates David Foster Wallace's 2005 graduation speech at Kenyon College. It's good advice for anyone, anywhere at anytime. Give it a go & in 9 minutes you may change the way you see your world. For the better.