The Physician Philosopher Podcast
TPP #24: Quid Pro Quo & Disappointing Relationships
Quite often, we get mad at others for reasons that are out of their control. In our minds the problem is that our expectations were not met.
However, the source of the frustration isn’t the reality of things happening or not. It’s actually that reality doesn’t match up with our expectations. This can cause unhealthy relationships both at work and with your family.
Today I’m discussing how harmful conditional love sets you up for disappointment with your co-workers and family. Instead, I want you to choose to love unconditionally and appreciate the people in your life.
Today You’ll Learn
- How our expectations of other people impact our happiness and satisfaction in our relationships.
- Why a “Quid Pro Quo” or “Tit for Tat” relationship is a recipe for disaster in relationships.
- How to have better relationships at home friends and family as well as at work with colleagues and co-workers.
- What mirror neurons are, how they work, and why we should be excited about that!
- And more!
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