Who said socks should match?
People go through life following all kinds of rules…
They don’t question the rules…
They get into habits and slavishly follow them.  Never daring to think what might happen if they strayed from normality.
Here’s one rule people like to follow…
Socks must match
My socks match People who go through life with the socks-must-match rule are nice and normal. No-one really notices them. ...
<ul><li>Even though having to have socks that match can waste time in the morning.  </li></ul><ul><li>Or make you wonder i...
Who said socks have to match? Where did that rule come from? …  and why are you living your life by it? What would happen ...
People might start to see you as an individual.
You’d worry less about silly rules.
You’d feel free to be you.
<ul><li>People’s minds get troubled when rules that worked for them in the past become habits of the present. </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>When did you last stop and think about the habits that run your life? </li></ul><ul><li>What if you stopped some o...
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Who says socks have to match? The rules and habits that run our lives - and why we should Do Something Different.

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Socks

  1. 1. Who said socks should match?
  2. 2. People go through life following all kinds of rules…
  3. 3. They don’t question the rules…
  4. 4. They get into habits and slavishly follow them. Never daring to think what might happen if they strayed from normality.
  5. 5. Here’s one rule people like to follow…
  6. 6. Socks must match
  7. 7. My socks match People who go through life with the socks-must-match rule are nice and normal. No-one really notices them. The world sees them as a matching-socks kind of person. Nobody’s boat gets rocked.
  8. 8. <ul><li>Even though having to have socks that match can waste time in the morning. </li></ul><ul><li>Or make you wonder if your washing machine is eating them. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Who said socks have to match? Where did that rule come from? … and why are you living your life by it? What would happen if you wore odd socks? Yes, you’d save time in the morning….. and
  10. 10. People might start to see you as an individual.
  11. 11. You’d worry less about silly rules.
  12. 12. You’d feel free to be you.
  13. 13. <ul><li>People’s minds get troubled when rules that worked for them in the past become habits of the present. </li></ul><ul><li>Or when they live their life by rules laid down by others. </li></ul><ul><li>Habits like these lead to mental gridlock. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>When did you last stop and think about the habits that run your life? </li></ul><ul><li>What if you stopped some of them? </li></ul><ul><li>Or had some new ones? </li></ul><ul><li>Life might start to get a whole lot better. </li></ul>
  15. 15. www.rilkesroom.com

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