Stress Relief: Lies We Tell Ourselves (Permanence Lies)

by Doc Orman, M.D.


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“That’s Just The Way I Am”

How many times have you heard someone justify their bad behavior by claiming to be a victim of “that’s just the way I am”?  And on how many of those occasions did you feel either angry or frustrated, because you knew that this was clearly a lie?

Sure, there are many people who believe they have little personal control over their less-than-ideal behaviors, but that’s only because they keep telling themselves this lie, over and over again.  And because most of the other people around them are either too polite, or too fearful, to tell them how full of __it they are.

Human Beings Are Not Static Entities

It’s a fallacy (i.e., it’s a lie) to believe that you or any other human being is a fixed or static entity.  One of the fundamental features of all human beings is that we are always changing and evolving.  Our physical bodies are changing all the time, even when it appears they are not.  And as psychological and philosophic beings, we have the ability to change and grow mentally, emotionally, and behaviorally all throughout our lives.

It’s also a fallacy to assume that just because you’ve tried to curb some habit, or change some behavior in the past…and failed…that you are destined to remain a certain way forever.  Choice and change are always available to us (within certain biological limits), so it’s always a lie to think otherwise.

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The “Permanence” Assumption

Thinking that the way you are today is permanent, and that you are always going to be that way is a lie.  So are other related assumptions of permanence, such as your level of financial security, your job or career status, the number and quality of friends you have, etc.  All of these things can change and evolve to new states as time marches on.

Adopting the notion (i.e. excuse) that “that’s just the way I am” is just one of many ways that we maintain a victim stance toward life.  When we see ourselves as a victim (of anything), we assume that “this thing” has more power over us than we have.  Again, this is usually just another major lie we tell ourselves.  But when we tell this lie…and believe it…we surrender any power or control we might have exercised, simply because we believe we are overmatched.

Richard Bach, in his well-known book Illusions, summed this all up very nicely when he said:

“Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they’re yours.”

Unlike most of the other statements I’ve been talking about in this blog post, this one is not a lie!

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