We think we can’t when we can

My brother and me. Nowadays he's taller than me and he eats a variety of foods. My brother and me. Nowadays he’s taller than me and he eats a variety of foods.

When my little brother was a child he would only eat white food. Pasta with butter, chicken fingers, vanilla ice cream, and Entemann’s Pop Em’s (not the chocolate ones) were not only his favorites, but pretty much his entire eating repertoire.  Today, he’s open to trying most foods, and has a considerably more varied pallet, but I still assume he’ll only want pasta.  It’s funny how the brain works.  It can get wired to remember something from years ago, no matter how many times you’ve seen a change.  It’s almost like our brain gets stuck in the past. We think we can’t when we can.

Sometimes that can be useful.  Matt once […]

We think we can’t when we can2018-02-14T17:47:39+00:00