The Idea Of Selfishness Being Bad
Whenever the word selfishness is mentioned or when a person is being tagged as a selfish person. The negative concept comes to mind. The message is clear; you are paying more attention to your own needs and well-being and not enough to that of others. Most experts often say that selfishness isn't only immoral, it is also detrimental to one's mental well-being .But what most people don't realizes being selfish every now and then isn't about being self absorbed, instead it's comes from the idea of priotizing one's self care and pursuing one's happiness and peace of mind.
There are 3 different forms in which selfishness could be displayed.
The bad selfishness which is like a win lose transaction in which you fulfil your own wants and desires at the expense of someone or something. This could be in form of fraud, theft, of emotional Manipulation, exploitation and victimization.
The neutral selfishness is a form of selfishness in which you fulfil your needs and wants in ways that do not directly involvr other people.. they may represent time and resources that could have been used to help others but they also put u in a better position to help other people
The good selfishness is a situation in which you are willing to give out something in order to gain something you really value. It involves the courage to give priority to our wants and needs and the confidence to be straight about our wants not because we want to harm or exploit other people but because we want to be able to serve others in a better way