Good living means making good choices in our lives
LIFE is about choices. So said the American psychiatrist, Dr William Glasser, who died on August 28. His 1965 book, Reality Therapy, left a lasting impression on me, not least because of the political implications of its robust rejection of victimhood.
Glasser's system is now called Choice Theory. It says our aim in life is to love and be loved. Whether we achieve that depends on the choices we make. That includes choosing to be miserable.
Last week threw up many examples of choices, ranging from the ridiculous to the sporting to the sombre. Let me start with the No 2 bus, which runs from Cork city centre to the red-flagged northside,
Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.
Independent.ie Comments Facility
INM has taken the decision to remove the commenting facility on its online platform Independent.ie to minimise the legal risk to our business that arises from Ireland's draconian libel awards system.
We continue to look forward to receiving comments through direct email contact or via social media, some of which may still be featured on the website Independent.ie