Our Emotions are our Signals


Sometimes, I’m driving somewhere when out of nowhere an annoying little beep will draw my focus to my gas gauge.  I’ll check it and see that annoying light screaming, “You’re almost out of gas!” The beeping gas light is a bossy reminder that I have to get gas or else I won’t be heading anywhere in my car.  I could ignore the beep and light, but then if I ran out of gas on Cerrillos Road during rush hour, I may have to deal with a lot more than a dead car.

But, what if I had never driven my car before? The beep may sound, but I would have to figure out that the beep means that I’m low on gas and that the gas light turns on and stays on until I’ve gotten gas.  It may take a couple of times, but I’ll learn both what the beeping…

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