“Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves.
Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.”
― Bruce Lee
Even before I came across this fantastic Bruce Lee quote, I felt this. I called it ‘neutral’. I feel like I’m a ‘neutral’ guy. I have a very easy time adapting to situations and getting along with people. I dislike very few people. I’m usually quite content wherever I am and with whatever I’m doing. Honestly, I feel like I have it too easy sometimes.
However, nowadays, when I’m faced with a tough (and sometimes even not so tough) situation, I don’t know what to do. I’m almost /too/ neutral. If I’m always content, I don’t have a preference for some things. Water is /too/ shapeless. I want to be jelly. Easily adaptable, but still have a shape of my own when I want. Does anyone have some gelatin?