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How 3 Kinds of People Solve Problems

All human beings regardless of race, culture, background, socioeconomic status, experience in their life, and that is this thing called problems. There’s a song that says ‘More Money, More Problems,’ but I think you can just have more problems in life and so that means we all experience it. So it’s not just a unique thing that you’re experiencing.

There are 3 Kinds of People in Society

  1. People who see the problem and say “I don’t care.” 

They see the problem, they say “I don’t care.” 

 

  1. People who see the problem, say they care but because they didn’t cause it, they’re not going to assume any type of responsibility to fix it. So at least they’re one level higher – at least they’re able to see the problem. 

 

  1. People who see problems in life, whether their own or others, and even though they didn’t personally create them, are willing to take responsibility to find a solution for them. This is the version of life that I hope all of us can one day become.

Would You Pick Up a Snickers Wrapper?

The example that I like to give here is, if I walk outside my apartment and go down the hallway and I see there’s a Snickers wrapper on the ground and I look at it and say “What kind of an idiot just throws a wrapper on the ground?” and I walk by and I’m like, “So dumb, this apartment’s all nice and someone just throws trash on the ground.” 

 

I walk away, go to work, go play Pickleball, go to basketball, do something, come back and then I see those Snickers wrappers there again, I’m like, “Damn, the cleaning crew’s been here all day – not one person picked this wrapper up! They’re not even doing their jobs! What are they even doing?” 

 

And I go in the house, sleep, next morning I get up and I’m getting ready to go to work and I see the Snickers wrapper there again. I walk by, I’m like, “Man, nobody even cares anymore,” and as soon as I walk three or four steps past that Snickers wrapper I turn around, I grab that Snickers wrapper, take it to the trash can, and throw it away. 

 

Now I know it’s not the most insane act of courage right there but I’ll tell you this. We see problems in life – if we think that we didn’t cause them, that we don’t have to find a solution for them, that’s a faulty way of thinking. I know I’m just talking about a freaking wrapper but there are other areas in life that we can become a part of the solution right? So it’s kind of like a really important thing, just a theoretical framework of what I’m talking about here.

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Kelsey Gearhart

Director of Business Development

Kelsey carries multiple years of experience working in the substance abuse and mental health treatment field. Her passion for this field comes from her personally knowing recovery from addiction.

Prior to Buckeye she held titles of Recovery Coach, Operations Director, and Admissions Director. Kelsey was brought on at Buckeye Recovery as the Director of Business Development. She has a passion for ensuring every individual gets the help that they need, and does so by developing relationships with other providers.

Kelsey also oversees our women’s sober living environments – The Chadwick House for Women. She is committed to creating a safe, nurturing, and conducive environment for all women that walk through the doors of Chadwick.