Watch that intention

Life's Paradoxes

Dear little blog,

An intention towards someone or a situation is an interesting topic to unpack for today’s discussion. In referring to the definition, the word means an action that has an aim or a purpose but what is not considered is its paradoxical essence.

Most people justify their actions according to being a good person in demonstrating some form of goodwill. When someone asks you why you decided to compliment that person, one would simply reply, “because I wanted to make someone’s day”. Good intentions are a form of agenda, not as bad in comparison to an individual who has suspicious or self-gaining motives. Paradoxically, good intentions can become flawed when a person misinterprets another person’s intention. For example, you decide to compliment your parent’s appearance or characteristic and then she/he jumps to conclusion that you are asking for money. Whether you were asking for money or not, disappointment…

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Author: Allick Delancy

WE ALL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO DO GREAT THINGS IN LIFE! The areas of education, psychology, motivation, behavioural coaching, management of stress, anger and conflict, has always interested Allick Delancy. For this reason, over the years he has conducted research in these fields and has experienced great success in writing, lecturing and assisting other persons to develop their fullest potentials. He has obtained a Bachelors of Science in Behavioural Sciences with an emphasis in Psychology and Sociology. Allick Delancy also earned a Masters of Arts degree in Educational Psychology, with general emphasis in Learning, Development, Testing and Research from Andrews University. He has worked in the field of community mediation, education--conducting life skills training (for students, teachers and parents), as well as conducting Functional Behavioural Assessments and developing Functional Behavioural Plans. He also lectures at the Bachelors degree level in Early Childhood and Family Studies, Leadership and Management and co-wrote an undergraduate course in social work.

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