Give up the right to be right

Do you think that you are always right?

You may be loathed to admit it or to concede that you think that you are always right.

READ: 'We have the right to examine the behavior of activists'

If you constantly find yourself justifying your 'rightness', then you might have a problem.

Always being right can be wrong - it can turn people against you, it can stifle conversations and ideas and also make people want to avoid you altogether.

Life Coach and Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner Tshidi Wa Ga Pila joined 702's Azania on Monday afternoon.

The moment that we tell ourselves that we are right, it means we have exempted ourselves from any conversation because we know it all.

Tshidi Wa Ga Pila, Life Coach and Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner

There is no room for learning and there is no room to embrace new cultures and ideas from other people. So whatever it is that is being presented in my own space, I am right.

Tshidi Wa Ga Pila, Life Coach and Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner

But we forget that everything that you do, once it is out there, you can't defend it. The force is true in its nature, we are born from a place of neutralness.

Tshidi Wa Ga Pila, Life Coach and Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner

Listen below to hear the full interview...


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