Setting the Bar(s): How Fixed Patterns of Thinking Inhibit Human Growth

Dave Brey
7 min readSep 18, 2020
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Fixed patterns of thinking prevent and inhibit human growth. Such thought patterns form mental prisons that are difficult to identify and escape. The most confining and sturdy prisons are those that we have built ourselves through the process of thinking in the same ways repeatedly. Narrow definitions, expectations, comparisons, and fear of failure each contribute to…

Dave Brey

Moving toward perfection with no hope of getting there and learning along the way. I like to help others by teaching them how to help themselves.