First Impressions Are Hard To Overcome

Yesterday someone said to me “You seem to have it together”; I took it as a compliment and moved on.  Later I began thinking about what he said and how he came to that conclusion after being with me in a one hour meeting.  Maybe it was my appearance? After all I was wearing my favorite dress shirt.  All joking aside, how is it that we come to conclusions about people after only having met them for several minutes?

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“First impressions are hard to overcome.”  Science has proven that human beings quickly evaluate a person and make definitive conclusions about the person based on our initial impression.  And that impression stays with us for quite some time until a new pattern emerges and takes its place.

I find this fascinating.

It makes me wonder who out in this world has a false impression of me based on a chance encounter years ago.

View in Human Nature

Is there an innate human nature? Or is it learned? This is today’s question…

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friction in time,

At birth, I believe people are born neutral. They born with a growth force which allows them the change throughout life, and capable being anything they want to be.

Personality development is most influenced by learning, early-rearing patterns, values that we are taught, environment, relationship with others, modelling the behaviors of others, and cultural influences.

As people grow older, I believe they are capable in moderate changes in their personality, but determined by their early childhood experience.

Change is likely to be most facilitated by a focus on the conscious mind, thoughts, behaviors, feelings, the past, present, and future, the unfinished business, memories, and one’s “real” self.

This is actually an activity box in one of my textbook,
I should expand it into more paragraphs of explanation, why I view human nature and personality like that.
I’m gonna leave this here first and do the writings later because there’s
so…

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