We’re Creatures Of Habit & Routines – Why Not Break Them Once In Awhile

We’re Creatures Of Habit & Routines – Why Not Break Them Once In Awhile by Ken Jorgustin – Modern Survival Blog

(the road little traveled)

We are creatures of habit. Not saying that it’s necessarily a bad thing. Just an observation. Might it be good to break the routines once in awhile?

Think about it…

How often do you park in the same general parking spot location every day at work?

Do you always park in the same area when you go to your grocery store?

When you take a vacation, do you often go to the same places as before?

If you go to church, do you sit in the same (or close to the same) place each time?

Do you drive the same way to work every day?

Do you drive the same way to ( fill-in-th-blank ) whenever you go there?

If you eat lunch in a work cafeteria do you sit at the same table nearly every time?

Do you mostly eat the same foods all the time?

Do you always get your news from the same place or places?

Think of all your routines and how they are often repeated time after time.
How often do you get out of our ‘comfort zone’?

Why is it that we so easily fall into the same routines while rarely trying new things, new ways, new places, new routes of travel, a different schedule, new or different ‘anything’?

I suppose it’s simply part of our human nature to a large extent.

The thing is, the world is immense. And throughout most of our lives we only see and experience an extremely tiny slice of it as we ‘travel the same roads’ of life. We rarely venture out – even in our own neighborhoods and localities.

There is so much more to see, so much more to experience – all of which affects our own view of the world, who we are, and how we fit in it.

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Ken Jorgustin

Ken Jorgustin’s survival blog focuses on a wide variety of preparedness topics varying from short to long term actions and solutions for wide-ranging scenarios of preparation… for daily life, disaster, or even SHTF collapse. Subjects include situational and risk awareness, the dangers, systemic risks, and avoidance of dependence upon the major ‘modern’ systems that we take for granted, topics of self-reliance and self-sufficiency, and practical solutions to live a way of life while surviving these uncertain times. Modern Survival is Preparedness For Life Preparedness is a process and will become a way of life – one in which you have more control over your own destiny. Being better prepared will help liberate you from “the system” which in many ways is designed to hold you down and keep you “dependent”. Modern Survival Blog has been committed since JAN-2010 to produce a wide variety of information to hopefully provide you with ideas for your own preparedness.