Red pill or blue pill?

"Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all" Helen Keller

You too have a choice

At some stage, most of us will reach a point of choice similar to that faced by the character Neo in the film The Matrix. If you have seen the movie, you will likely remember that Neo was offered a choice of a blue pill or a red pill. The blue pill would help to keep him stuck in unconsciousness, in the comfortable, but artificial and controlled world of the Matrix. The red pill would allow him to escape the Matrix and enter a world of genuine free will. Blue offered more of the same, red the promise of the unknown with a chance to create a better existence.

Without spoiling the movie too much if you haven’t seen it, if Neo had taken the blue pill, the movie would have ended about 20 minutes in with no story to tell. The adventure that followed was only possible because of his decision to take a big risk by leaping into the uncertainty of the new, and away from the familiarity of the existing.

You too have a choice. Do you choose to move on from what you have become accustomed to by taking a new perspective, fueling change and shaking things up a little in the process? Alternatively, do you choose to stay with what you know, even though like the Matrix, it’s familiar, comfortable and can be very limiting? Neither of these choices is any more right or wrong than the other, they just have very different potential consequences. Only you can make the right choice for yourself.

Remember though, that if you keep on doing what you’re doing, you’ll keep on getting what you’re getting.

So which pill are you going to take?