When you can take responsibility for your feelings, you stop having a long list of things other people need to do to make you feel good. You stop trying to control or change how they behave, and start changing what’s actually changeable – your own life.
What if I told you no matter where you are in life, happiness is available to you? We tend to think happiness is waiting for us once we get that promotion or once we’re thinner or reach a certain milestone. Then, we’ll feel better than we do now.
It’s easy to get stuck in apathy or feel indifferent about your personal life. You may think, ‘my life is fine already,’ or ‘I don’t really care about my growth,’ or ‘I’m just too exhausted.’
We're often taught to avoid 'negative' emotions like discomfort, rejection, and fear, but I think that's a mistake that keeps us in a rinse-and-repeat cycle of life. What if we were willing to experience those emotions without resistance?