Bias is an expected aspect of human character. Very rare is the individual who holds no judgment about anything (I’ve never met one).
Bias is just a belief. But the only way to grow is to be able to challenge those beliefs and question the veracity. Remember, a belief is often just a personal perspective which doesn’t necessarily equate to truth.
Being afraid to challenge your own belief is an indication of its fragility. Somewhere inside, you already sense it has no foundation so you keep it safe by never examining it up close. Averting your eyes (and heart) allows unfounded bias to live.
In the age of COVID-19, life has changed drastically. People have had to restructure their lives in dramatic ways in no time at all. If asked only weeks ago, many would have thought themselves incapable of dealing with such dramatic changes. And yet…most have.
So give yourself credit for adapting no matter how elegantly or clumsily you find your way through. You’re displaying flexibility, ingenuity and resilience.
Just remember that this crisis didn’t create those characteristics. It was merely a catalyst to unearth what was already present.
Going forward, know that you have what it takes to deal with any changes you decide to initiate. The seeds of greatness are already within you.
Most people’s inboxes hold content they never formally signed up to receive. Because of a casual inquiry or a one time purchase, they’re steadily bombarded with related items in which they have no real interest. Instead of unsubscribing, the emails pile up over time taking up storage that could house more important things.
Now look at your life. How many things have you let into your space that you don’t need, don’t want but haven’t addressed head on to stop? Be mindful of what you subscribe to by default.