0

I hate it but I am grateful for it (22Feb2015)

The following is a list of 10 things I don’t like but I am grateful grateful for, this is writing in response to Claudia Azula Altucher’s book “Become an Idea Machine”. She suggested we do a little exercise everyday to train our “idea muscle”, so I did it. This is a response to her first exercise “Solve 10 Hard Gratitude Problems”.

I-am-grateful-for-sentence

  1. I hate the noise outside of my room but I am grateful for that because they wake me up more naturally than an alarm clock in the morning.
  2. I hate the lack of privacy of my room but I am grateful for that because the big windows also provide me with a lot of sun light during the day to motivate me.
  3. I hate the lack of transportation in where I live but I am grateful for that because it makes driving more pleasurable than a busy area.
  4. I hate the lack of transportation in where I live but I am grateful that it forces me to walk when I have no other option, great free exercise.
  5. I hate rude customers of my business but I am grateful that sometimes they are the only social interaction I have for the day outside of my family.
  6. I hate students that are lazy and unmotivated but I am grateful for that because I know how important motivation is and how hard it is to become a good teacher.
  7. I hate the low tech orientation of Hong Kong but I am grateful for that because it allows me to expand my business with not so strong competitors, so I can flex our muscle and have immediate gratifications.
  8. I hate low quality food from chained  chinese  restaurant outlets but I am grateful for that because they successfully deter me from consuming the unnecessary calories.
  9. I hate electronics with low battery capacity but I am grateful for that because I can allocate time more efficiently and lessen the strains on my eyeball.
  10. I hate managing mess because its time consuming and physically challenging, however managing it stimulates the brain and promotes “ideas sex” thus

 

 

Conrad Ko

Conrad Ko

Conrad Ko is an exam consultant, grassroot entrepreneur and growth hacker.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Captcha *