The fact is that we all want to live positive, successful lives. I’ve never talked to one person in my life who said, “Tom I really want to be an unsuccessful, unhappy person!” The fact is none of us consciously would choose to live a miserable life. But that fact sadly does not stop any of us from actually allowing ourselves to slump into a life that is less than we desire for ourselves. In fact, there are dangerous habits that can, and more often than not, do sabotage the success of we most of us achieve daily.
As he began putting the first bite of his McDonalds pancake in his mouth, I told my son, "It's time you told me the truth." The fork slowly came out of his mouth as he looked at me with stunned surprise in silence. "What are you talking about Dad?" Your mom and I know what you're doing. It's time you told us the truth." From that point on my son lost his appetite as he was faced with the unpleasant task of telling us about behavior that he hoped would stay hidden.