One of the hardest things for a person to achieve is a complete understanding of how and why another person thinks the way that they do. You hear people make comments all the time along the lines of, “Well. I just don’t know why he acts like that.” Here’s the problem with that statement. While it is not possible to know what a person is thinking at any given time, it is possible for us to understand why a person thinks the way they do. Our problem is often not that we cannot understand but that we will not attempt to. Check out this Ted Talk if this is interesting to you.
See, one of the most important things that we can embrace in life is the attempt to understand those who are around us. That is key. We often are more interested in making sure that people understand us but that is actually backward from how we should be.