What is The Swiss Cheese Theory of Life?
The Swiss Cheese Theory of Life uses Swiss Cheese, as a metaphor for life itself. Rather than being predictable and smooth like cream cheese, our lives are really more like Swiss with all its distinctive holes. Without the holes, there would be no Swiss!
Our lives, likewise, have inevitable “holes,” imperfections and “up and downs.” It is these holes in our lives that give us our unique character and depth. In fact, it is fact that the larger the holes of the Swiss, the sweeter and more distinctive the cheese. Yes, it’s a fact that increased levels of acid and bacteria make for larger holes and sweeter cheese.
Yes, it’s a fact that increased levels of acid and bacteria make for larger holes and sweeter cheese. What an analogy to our lives, as the more adversity we overcome, the stronger we become and are more empowered to meet new challenges.