The meaning of mis-interpret
When we interpret someone or something wrongly
Have we noticed how often we mis-interpret what someone has said?
Have we noticed we mis-interpret what we just read on our screen?
Have we noticed we mis-interpret what we just heard on the radio?
Have we noticed we mis-interpret what we read in the newspapers?
Have we noticed we mis-interpret what we read on our emails?
Have we noticed we mis-interpret what was said at work meetings?
Have we noticed we mis-interpret a situation but insist it is right?
Have we noticed we mis-interpret all kinds of stuff all the time and it creates problems?
Have we noticed we mis-interpret and end up fighting but never checking how it got to that point in the first place?
Have we noticed our lack of Focus leads to mis-interpreting important stuff and it leads to issues that did not have to be there?
Have we noticed that we rarely pay attention in the given moment and end up mis-interpreting what was actually said?
Have we noticed we mis-interpret some clear instructions and this means things go off track and cause problems for others?
Have we noticed we mis-interpret what our job was and we choose to ignore the signs telling us we need to shift gear, but we just carry on until something big happens and wakes us up?
Have we noticed we mis-interpret a conversation and go off and do our own thing, but it ends up being a total mess because we switched off at the time we needed to listen care-fully?
Have we noticed our mood changes when we realise we have mis-interpreted something but rather than admit it, we continue sulking?
Have we noticed our lack of responsibility generally keeps us mis-interpreting things and we get frustrated and angry but nevertheless, keep repeating those old behaviours?
How often in a day do we mis-interpret something at work?
How often in a day do we mis-interpret our kids or partner?
How much of our day do we spend correcting our mis-interpretations?
How much of our day do we spend reacting to our mis-interpretations?
What can we do to avoid this and is it actually possible and if so how?
What if we need to pay more attention in the first place so we can avoid ending up in hot water, so to speak because we mis-interpreted what another said, or we read it in-correctly?
There are jobs that some of us hold where mis-interpreting something – for example clear instructions to follow, can lead to serious consequences.
What if we need to learn to not check out and be distracted all the time, as this affects us, when it comes to listening or reading what is being communicated?
What if we lack proper quality Sleep and so during the day time we mis-interpret things as we feel our mind is foggy and not so sharp and clear?
What if we could sit down and have open and Honest conversations, so that we do not mis-interpret what another has said and we also get listened to so things get cleared in that moment?
Could this save us lawyer’s fees and untold emails full of our reactions?
What if we just admit and accept that we suck at the detail stuff and this is why we seem to mis-interpret as we have a habit of paying minimum attention, even when we know something is important?
What if we had a heavy late night out and next day we miss something for our meeting and we then mis-interpret and things go totally wrong but we just carry on, not learning, as we have many Late Nights planned?
It is easy to make someone or something wrong just because we mis-interpret, but how easy is it to make it right by way of correction?
Are we prepared to take a Real Stop moment and then apply a big dose of Honesty and examine our behaviours? In other words, our movements that keep consistently mis-interpreting and not learning any lessons.
If we think we have nailed it and rarely or never mis-interpret, then please ensure that wisdom is shared, so others get supported in our world.