The ecoTrain question of the week is back after a long break and engine tune up! This week we have a very interesting question on a theme that is rarely talked about, but is something that affects our decisions and the way we interact with the world and others in every moment of our lives.
I can't remember the last time, if ever, that I really tried to understand my own temperament and pen it down on paper or in a post. I think it's a really worthwhile exercise to help know thy self, and to take ownership of all my facets. I would like to understand just what my temperament is, and where it comes from.
Are we born and predestined to be a certain way, or is our upbringing responsible for whether we are calm and serene, or feisty and dominant? Can our temperament change, or are we stuck with how we are for our entire life? Perhaps the saying that "A leopard cant change its spots" originates from the idea that our behaviours may change but our temperament will always stay the same. Do you know someone who really changed in their temperament, or have you gone through such a shift? There is plenty to think about for this week's QOTW!
This question of the week invites you to share with us what temperament means to you and how you see it. It is a great opportunity to delve into your own personal traits and character and understand the influence that your temperament has on you. If you can distinguish between what your character is and what your temperament is I would also be very interested to hear what you have to say. As always you are free to focus more on one thing than another, and if you have a hundred stories of how your temperament has effected your life then go for it. I’m sure I could write many very entertaining stories about how my temperament has gotten me in to all kinds of adventures and trouble!
If you've never joined us for the question of the week before then all are welcome to participate. Please follow the posting guidelines below to ensure you make it to the tie up post next week. Looking very forward to reading your posts, as well as writing my own. This ones going to be a bit like deep sea diving~!
THE QUESTION & POSTING GUIDELINES
"Describe in your own words what Temperament means to you, and what your own temperament is like. Share some positive and/or negative stories of how your temperament has affected your life."
- We welcome everyone to join us and post your answer to this question!
- Your answer can be a written post, a video, or any way you wish to express yourself.
- You can post anytime from now until Friday 15th February
- Use the tag 'ecotrain' along with any other tags you wish to use.
- Please also post a link to your post in the comments so that I will be sure to find it and add it to the weekly tie-up post.
Be inspired, dig deep, and let's get writing!
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