“BCD never solved a problem, achieved a goal, or improved a relationship. So stop wasting your time and energy on something that will never help you.” – Tim Kight
Covid-19 has challenged all of us. Each day, we are faced with departures from our norms and absorb real disappointments. From missing family during the holidays, to the cancellation of “The Game,” Covid-19 has impacted our lives.
The reality of our situation is that placing blame, wasting time to complain, or defending our undisciplined behavior won’t make the situation any better. When we BDC, we make the situation worse. Our negativity, our default-driven behavior, cultivates a counterproductive culture.
We all know people who always complain – who consistently blame someone else for their current situation. Social media often gives a forum for victimization and BCD. Blaming others for our current problems doesn’t create solutions; it creates more stress, anxiety, and negativity. The cycle of blame will never lead to improvement or growth.
No one is to blame for Covid-19. Our current situation is unfortunate and challenging, but it isn’t permanent. We all want our students back in the classroom; everyone is yearning to return to the traditional school experience. When we act with discipline, skill, and purpose, our response achieves the best possible outcomes.