High Fives for Being Misunderstood
Why is being misunderstood a good thing?
Because it often means that you are seeing and reacting to something that others don't yet see or predict.
Next time you feel uncomfortable when going against the grain, think about what you might be seeing that others don't.
Back in the day when cigarettes were mainstream, those who did not smoke because they had an inkling that smoking was bad were misunderstood. "Why were they so uptight that they didn't smoke?"
But then the truth that nonsmokers predicted was announced and their behavior was no longer misunderstood.
In fact, it was the mainstream who misunderstood.