A Perspective on the America's 2020 Election
The current climate in America is toxic. Everything from family conversations to social media postings are filled with comments bordering on hatred covering topics from politics and abortion to immigration and our current presidential candidates. I am not here to state how you should feel on an issue, but I am here to remind you to be careful with how much you let the comments of others impact you. I am all for healthy, appropriate, and respectful conversations on important subjects as I think these are needed and it keeps us sharp; however, it is important to listen to the views of others and change our views if need be. I know that this is difficult for many of us, but we must do a self-
assessment and always seek to improve who we are as people. This is especially true as we move toward selecting our next president in 2020. Lots of opinions exist… just be careful with how much you get consumed by it all.
Warren Buffett said:
“You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything said to you. True power is sitting back and observing things with logic. True power is restraint. If words control you that means everyone else can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.”
Be willing to listen, share, and discuss. This is a tough time in America because of so many views that are polar opposites. Do your part to support causes you believe in if that puts you at ease, but in the end breathe and allow things to pass. Remember, ultimately you are only responsible for you and you can only control your own actions.