Think out of the box - Grandmama Speaks

‘I expect you to get good marks in Maths. Look at Andrea, she does so well.’

‘I have always dreamt of you as an engineer from the best Institute’

‘You have to win this race. I will accept nothing less than the first place.’

‘You have to talk to my father about us. Otherwise he will get me married to the rich guy who owns 3 houses and 10 cars!’

(I get it. This one’s tough!)

All our life, our parents, our peers, our friends, bosses, girlfriends, boyfriends, husbands, wives, dogs (justified) lay out a roadmap of expectations from us.

And we slowly get into this ‘box’ filled with wishes and demands – so much so that our bosses and peers then have to ask us to start ‘thinking out of the box’

But why did we get into it, in the first place? What turned our carefree souls into fearful adults that we forgot our passions somewhere in our teenage?

Take a look at your kitchen!

What do you see on the racks or cabinets you have to store the ingredients?

Boxes, containers, bottles, jars – you name it and you will see it on the shelf. Not just that, these are available in varied shapes and sizes, with a permutation and combination of the material they are made of.

If I ask you to fill a 1 kg breakfast cereal in a box that has the capacity of 250g, what will happen? Once it reaches its threshold, it will overflow. You can take 4 of such boxes to hold the 1 kg, but the job can’t be done by one single box.

Every person is just like this container that is made of different intake capacity, is born with a unique purpose and is made up of a personality that is different from the rest of the world.

Its neither the fault of the container that cannot take more than its threshold nor it is the fault of the amount of breakfast cereal – it is the fault of the unrealistic expectation that a 1kg quantity can fit into the small box.

And what happens when an excess of breakfast cereal is stuffed into the box? Eventually, the box explodes. A human burdened with unrealistic expectations is no different.

Forget thinking out of the box, a person stops thinking altogether.

“So does that mean a small box can’t contain the entire cereal? Of course, it can, only in parts. It won’t be all at one go – the box will first have to understand its threshold and then opt for the intake when the original content is consumed”

What should a box (or you) then do?

1.Understand your Limits, than being an Egoistic Prick!

Once you accept and observe your own threshold, you have a far better chance of succeeding at it. Ignorance is NOT bliss in this scenario; if a 250cc box believes it can take in 1kg of breakfast cereal all at one go, there exists no box that is as stupid as it is.

2.Find out your Niche expertise!

A Plastic container can be placed on a gas stove; likewise, a steel container can be placed in a microwave. But they are designed for exactly the opposite. We can always emulate the responsibilities others execute; but without passion, love, knowledge, skills and innate abilities, we cannot achieve everything we aim for. To start thinking out of the box, you need to focus on

3.Not all the expectations people have set for you, can be met with!

It doesn’t matter what your father, mother, colleagues, boss or team thinks or expects from you. Whether or not you can (or want to) do it, lies entirely upon you. Yes, you should always work towards being the better version of yourself, but shouldering unrealistic expectations and desires will take you spiraling down.

4. Focus on what you can do better than the rest

If you were meant to be a leader, you will be a great one. But if you are meant to work alone, you will not excel as a leader, no matter how hard you try. You might be average at it, maybe make mistakes here and there. If you have an art that many lack, be the best in it; so good that your seniors and peers look upon you as an inspiration.

Don’t be disheartened if you could not stand up to someone’s expectations. You have stood up to yours, and that is the only difference you need to make.

To ‘Think out of the Box’, Remember this:

1. Don’t bound yourself with a box made of unrealistic responsibility today for your morale to eventually touch the earth’s magma
2. The person who hurled the unrealistic expectation doesn’t really know you or the job (or maybe both). So stop giving fucks.
3. A lot depends on what you are made of – your personality, your skills, your mind and your soul. Choose them over any expectation anyone has for you
4. Stop being an emotional fool for people to manipulate and pressurize you, your fears and your limitations. Only you can decide these for you.

Only by staying out of it, can you start thinking out of the box! To excel in what you do, you need to break free.

127 thoughts on “Why we contained our lives in it, while ‘thinking out of box’?”

    1. Hey,

      This website is from India and I am thrilled if your cousin has recommended this website!

      Do send your love as always!

      Thanks and Regards,
      Grandmama Speaks

    1. Hey,

      Thanks a lot! It feels great to find such amazing people like you here on our website. Its an absolute icing on the cake when they have such good things to say to us.

      Thanks,
      Grandmama!

    1. Hey,

      We are glad you like the article! Do share it with your friends and drop us suggestions with the topics you would like us to write on!

      Cheers,
      Grandmama!

    1. Hi!

      We are thrilled to see such good feedback from you! Do share the links with your friends!

      Cheers,
      Grandmama

    1. Hey!

      Thank you and we are glad you like the content! Do send in your suggestions on what you would like to read and we will definitely try to incorporate them.

      Cheers,
      Grandmama

  1. Hello! grandmamaspeaks.com

    We advance

    Sending your commercial offer through the Contact us form which can be found on the sites in the contact section. Feedback forms are filled in by our software and the captcha is solved. The profit of this method is that messages sent through feedback forms are whitelisted. This technique improve the probability that your message will be read.

    Our database contains more than 25 million sites around the world to which we can send your message.

    The cost of one million messages 49 USD

    FREE TEST mailing of 50,000 messages to any country of your choice.

    This message is automatically generated to use our contacts for communication.

    Contact us.
    Telegram – @FeedbackFormEU
    Skype FeedbackForm2019
    Email – FeedbackForm@make-success.com
    WhatsApp – +44 7598 509161

    1. Hi,

      Thank you so much for your kind words! Please do share your feedback about the content and feel free to help with the topics you would like me to write on.

      Regards,
      Grandmama!

    1. Hi,

      Thank you so much! Really appreciate it!
      Keep reading for more content. If you like, please suggest a topic of your choice and we will be happy to add up here!

      Thanks and regards,
      Grandmama

    1. Hey Family member,

      Thank you so much for including us into your closed circle!

      We look forward to you reading our articles and sending your love!

      Thanks and Regards,
      Grandmama Speaks

  2. I do trust all of the concepts you’ve introduced for your
    post. They’re very convincing and will certainly work.
    Still, the posts are too quick for beginners. May just you please lengthen them a bit from next time?
    Thank you for the post.

  3. you are actually a excellent webmaster. The site loading pace is amazing.
    It seems that you are doing any distinctive trick. Also, The
    contents are masterpiece. you have performed a excellent process
    in this matter!

  4. Simply want to say your article is as astounding. The clearness in your post is just
    cool and i can assume you are an expert on this subject.
    Fine with your permission let me to grab your feed to keep updated with forthcoming post.
    Thanks a million and please carry on the gratifying work.

  5. Hello there, I believe your web site could possibly be having web browser compatibility problems.

    Whenever I take a look at your site in Safari, it looks fine however, when opening in Internet
    Explorer, it’s got some overlapping issues. I just wanted to provide you with a
    quick heads up! Besides that, fantastic blog!

  6. Autoliker, Status Auto Liker, Status Liker, autoliker, autolike, Working Auto Liker, ZFN Liker, auto liker, Increase Likes, Autoliker, Photo Auto Liker, auto like, Autolike, Photo Liker, Auto Like, Autolike International, Auto Liker

  7. Good day very nice website!! Guy .. Beautiful .. Superb ..

    I’ll bookmark your blog and take the feeds additionally?
    I am glad to search out so many helpful info here within the publish, we
    need develop more strategies in this regard, thank
    you for sharing. . . . . .

  8. I used to be recommended this blog by means of my cousin. I’m now not certain whether or not this publish is written by way
    of him as nobody else know such specified about my difficulty.

    You’re wonderful! Thank you!

  9. great issues altogether, you just received a brand new reader.
    What would you recommend in regards to your post that you simply made a
    few days in the past? Any positive?

  10. I do not even know how I ended up here, but
    I thought this post was good. I do not know who you are but certainly you’re going to a
    famous blogger if you aren’t already 😉 Cheers!

  11. Howdy! I could have sworn I’ve been to this blog before but after reading
    through some of the post I realized it’s new to me.
    Anyways, I’m definitely glad I found it and I’ll be book-marking
    and checking back often!

  12. Howdy! I know this is somewhat off topic but I was wondering which blog
    platform are you using for this site? I’m getting fed up of WordPress because I’ve had problems with hackers and I’m
    looking at options for another platform. I would be fantastic if you
    could point me in the direction of a good platform.

  13. I’ve been exploring for a bit for any high quality articles or blog posts in this sort of house .
    Exploring in Yahoo I eventually stumbled upon this website.
    Reading this information So i am satisfied to show that I have a very just right uncanny feeling I
    found out just what I needed. I so much undoubtedly will make sure to don?t
    overlook this site and give it a glance regularly.

  14. I have been browsing online more than three hours today, yet I
    never found any interesting article like yours.
    It is pretty worth enough for me. In my opinion, if all
    website owners and bloggers made good content as you did,
    the web will be a lot more useful than ever before.

  15. Does your website have a contact page? I’m having problems
    locating it but, I’d like to send you an email.

    I’ve got some ideas for your blog you might be interested in hearing.
    Either way, great blog and I look forward to seeing it expand over time.

  16. I’m not that much of a internet reader to be honest but your blogs really
    nice, keep it up! I’ll go ahead and bookmark your site to come back in the
    future. All the best

  17. May I just say what a comfort to uncover a person that actually knows what they’re
    discussing online. You certainly understand how to bring
    an issue to light and make it important. A lot more people really need
    to check this out and understand this side of your story. I can’t believe you’re
    not more popular given that you surely possess the gift.

  18. Hi, I do think your blog may be having internet browser
    compatibility problems. When I look at your blog in Safari, it looks fine however when opening in IE,
    it’s got some overlapping issues. I simply
    wanted to give you a quick heads up! Besides that, great website!

  19. Hi, I do believe this is a great website. I stumbledupon it 😉 I will return yet again since i have book marked it.

    Money and freedom is the greatest way to change, may you be rich and
    continue to guide others.

  20. Hey there! I know this is somewhat off-topic but I needed
    to ask. Does operating a well-established website such as yours
    take a massive amount work? I’m brand new to operating
    a blog however I do write in my diary daily. I’d like to start
    a blog so I will be able to share my experience
    and views online. Please let me know if you have any recommendations or tips for new aspiring blog
    owners. Thankyou!

  21. Undeniably consider that which you said. Your
    favorite reason seemed to be at the net the easiest thing to be mindful
    of. I say to you, I definitely get annoyed at the same time as
    other people think about worries that they just do not
    recognise about. You controlled to hit the nail upon the highest
    as smartly as defined out the whole thing with no need side
    effect , other people could take a signal. Will probably be again to get more.

    Thanks

  22. My brother suggested I might like this web site. He
    used to be totally right. This post actually made my day.
    You cann’t consider just how much time I had spent for
    this info! Thank you!

  23. I am not sure where you are getting your information,
    but good topic. I needs to spend some time learning much more or understanding more.
    Thanks for wonderful information I was looking
    for this information for my mission.

  24. Have you ever considered about including a little bit more than just your articles?
    I mean, what you say is important and all.
    Nevertheless imagine if you added some great pictures or videos to give your posts more, “pop”!
    Your content is excellent but with pics and video clips, this website could definitely be one of the best in its niche.
    Amazing blog!

  25. Luno2012 On HubPages

    If you don’t have excellent grades last semester or if you don’t have a fantastic med school entrance exam results, don’t lose hope. For many students – these kinds of tips can do little to ease the struggle of essay writing. Fabulous, easy paper ideas for high school or college essays. A online term paper or essay website meets customer and college requirements and also gives a number of ideas to the customer with it’s term paper examples.

    Our writers have academic degrees on different subjects. For example, it is easy to generate scholarship essay topics from different example scholarship essays. The thesis should be placed either at the end of the first paragraph of the introduction or somewhere close to the end.

    link
    learn more
    navigate to this site

    Advantages And Disadvantages Of Using Mobile Phones

    An introduction to academic writing for English Language Learners, focusing on essay development, grammatical correctness, and self-editing. A nonfiction writing prompt (in case you didn’t know) is a simple brainstorming tool that helps you come up with new blog posts, articles and ebook topics to write about. Conclude the essay with a paragraph that restates the thesis and recaps the descriptive and sensory details.

    The Myth, The Legend, The Really Straightforward Guy
    Baguio (Descriptive Essay)
    Persuasive Essay
    6_23056

  26. You could definitely see your expertise within the work you
    write. The world hopes for even more passionate writers like you who are not afraid to mention how they believe.

    All the time go after your heart.

  27. http://www2.societyhq.com/%ef%bb%bfhighest-rated-dating-online-service-for-50/ most secure senior online dating sites in fl With the early https://muchokids.com/bllogg/%ef%bb%bf50s-plus-senior-online-dating-website-without-payments/ the uk canadian mature dating online service As a result, https://www.mecimpresa.it/%ef%bb%bfmost-reliable-senior-online-dating-websites-free-search/ fl iranian senior singles dating online site You have a https://easy-ep.com/%ef%bb%bfnewest-dating-online-sites-for-50/ germany korean seniors dating online service Reading this, I https://www.sadraog.com/blog/%ef%bb%bfmost-reputable-senior-dating-online-service-full-free/ vancouver black mature online dating website At around the https://baliholidayandtravelservice.com/2019/09/07/%ef%bb%bf50s-plus-mature-dating-online-site/ where to meet indian singles in toronto free Well, the good https://www.lifeisgood.pk/%ef%bb%bfmost-active-mature-dating-online-websites-truly-free/ no fees at all seniors dating online service Castel Dante, the http://dondealfredo.com/2019/12/20/%ef%bb%bfno-membership-highest-rated-seniors-dating-online-website/ texas catholic seniors online dating service Clitellates these have http://studycafe24365.com/%ef%bb%bfno-subscription-needed-best-mature-dating-online-website/ florida african mature online dating service For the dressing, http://jrmc.com.br/%ef%bb%bfmost-reliable-mature-dating-online-websites-non-payment/ texas brazilian mature online dating service The bind tries http://www.xetaionline.com.vn/%ef%bb%bfmost-effective-mature-online-dating-website-no-payments/ kansas nigerian senior online dating website There have been https://www.b-able.it/giochi/%ef%bb%bfno-charge-highest-rated-seniors-online-dating-services.php san antonio jewish mature dating online site Maybe you guys https://www.ad-centreautosport.re/2019/09/23/%ef%bb%bfnewest-online-dating-site-for-50-and-over/ where to meet singles in america free search Very strong on http://bubblebubbletea.com/uncategorized/%ef%bb%bfseniors-online-dating-services-for-relationships-completely-free/ texas canadian seniors online dating website Brazil Ref Innovation, http://patmotechnologies.co.tz/2019/07/05/%ef%bb%bfmost-popular-senior-online-dating-websites-for-relationships/ africa iranian seniors online dating service Two-Face Harvey Dent http://tesmag.ch/2019/07/16/%ef%bb%bfabsolutely-free-best-rated-mature-dating-online-site/ canada american senior dating online service How to get http://bebeyaro.pl/%ef%bb%bfnewest-dating-online-services-for-over-50s-singles/ phoenix swedish mature dating online service It catalyzes the https://horizonte-vertical.com/%ef%bb%bfmost-legitimate-senior-online-dating-websites-free-search/ most reputable mature online dating websites Management is leading, http://www.intellectualdiscoverythomasmore.academy/2019/10/03/%ef%bb%bfmost-successful-senior-online-dating-services-without-payment/ most trusted mature online dating site in la The fix: Completely https://www.reb-club.com/%ef%bb%bfmost-visited-seniors-dating-online-service-free-search/ most popular mature online dating site in ny I have improve http://twowingsdesign.com/%ef%bb%bfmost-legitimate-seniors-online-dating-service-free-month/ no pay best rated senior online dating sites Prepared mole sauce http://luvicosmeticos.com/2019/09/27/%ef%bb%bfmost-trusted-senior-dating-online-site-without-registration/ where to meet african seniors in dallas free It is an http://elteschool.com/%ef%bb%bfmost-trusted-senior-dating-online-websites-full-free where to meet american seniors in texas free ID abuse in https://www.twtcrental.com/archives/3930 looking for old wealthy seniors in las vegas Reanimating a weak http://ggthoroughbreds.com/uncategorized/%ef%bb%bfmost-visited-senior-dating-online-website/ best online dating service for women over 50 Compare the work http://www.festivalaandemaas.com/%ef%bb%bfmost-trusted-senior-dating-online-websites-no-register/ no money needed mature online dating website Horace suggests to

  28. Hello! I could have sworn I’ve visited this site before but after going through some of the articles I realized it’s new to me. Anyways, I’m certainly pleased I stumbled upon it and I’ll be bookmarking it and checking back often!

  29. This is really attention-grabbing, You’re a very skilled blogger. I’ve joined your feed and stay up for looking for more of your wonderful post. Also, I have shared your website in my social networks!

  30. Yesterday, while I was at work, my cousin stole my iPad and tested to see if it can survive a
    25 foot drop, just so she can be a youtube sensation. My iPad is now broken and she has 83 views.
    I know this is totally off topic but I had to share
    it with someone!

  31. I simply couldn’t depart your web site before suggesting
    that I extremely loved the standard information an individual supply for your visitors?
    Is gonna be back often in order to check out new posts

  32. Do you have a spam problem on this website; I also am a blogger, and I
    was wondering your situation; many of us have created some nice methods and we are
    looking to exchange techniques with other folks, why not shoot
    me an e-mail if interested.

  33. Excellent pieces. Keep posting such kind of information on your site.
    Im really impressed by your blog.
    Hey there, You’ve performed a great job. I’ll definitely digg it
    and in my opinion recommend to my friends. I am confident they will be benefited from this web site.

  34. May I simply just say what a relief to uncover someone that actually understands what they’re talking about
    over the internet. You actually know how to bring an issue to light and make it important.
    More and more people really need to read this and
    understand this side of your story. I can’t believe you are not more popular given that you definitely have
    the gift.

  35. Hello there, just became alert to your blog through
    Google, and found that it is truly informative.
    I am going to watch out for brussels. I will appreciate if you continue this in future.

    Many people will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

  36. Whoa! This blog looks just like my old one!

    It’s on a totally different topic but it has pretty much
    the same layout and design. Superb choice of colors!

  37. Amazing blog! Is your theme custom made or did you download it from somewhere?
    A theme like yours with a few simple tweeks would really
    make my blog jump out. Please let me know where you got your
    theme. With thanks

  38. I’ve learn several just right stuff here. Definitely price
    bookmarking for revisiting. I wonder how much effort you put to create
    this sort of magnificent informative website.

  39. Thank you for another informative site. Where else may just I
    am getting that type of information written in such
    an ideal manner? I’ve a mission that I’m just now working on, and I have been on the glance out for such information.

  40. Great blog here! Also your website loads up very fast!
    What host are you using? Can I get your affiliate link to
    your host? I wish my website loaded up as quickly as yours lol

  41. Wow, incredible blog layout! How long have you been blogging for?
    you made blogging look easy. The overall look of your website is magnificent, let alone the content!

  42. At this time it appears like Expression Engine is the
    top blogging platform out there right now. (from what I’ve read) Is that
    what you are using on your blog?

  43. Thank you for any other informative blog. The place else may just I get
    that type of info written in such an ideal way?
    I have a venture that I’m simply now working on, and I have been on the glance out for such info.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *