If there is one thing we all tend to ignore in life, it is common sense. While all of us are endowed with this faculty right from our births, most of us never have occasion to use it. We generally tend to react to situations rather than using common sense. We just get carried away and react on an emotional plane
However, if we tended to employ common sense more often, our lives will be a lot more peaceful and we will be in better control of our lives. One could say that common sense is the wisdom that is passed to us by our ancestors as a result of their worldly experience. It is programmed into our nature. Common sense is common knowledge as what is practical and right in any given situation.
While it is common knowledge that we need to save for our futures how many of us actually take a conscious effort to set aside some of our personal finances for our future, Some of us do, but there will be many occasions where we tend to splurge without giving much thought on how to save for the future.
Similarly to progress in our professional lives we all know that we need to enhance our skills. But we generally take little effort to make ourselves better. Common sense also dictates that we need to network better with our colleagues in office.
We all know that regular exercise is important not only for our physical well being but also for our mental health. But only a few of us perform this very important ritual in our daily life. We generally tend to eat junk foods and laze around till our bodies issue us with an ultimatum – hypertension or high cholesterol. Common sense requires that we make regular exercise a habit
Most of the choices we need to make in life can be very well done with sound common sense. But unfortunately common sense is most uncommon