Getting what we want and not getting what we want are both conditions for growth. Life is neither good nor bad. It’s just that we are much more satisfied when life is coming up “roses” instead of thorns. What can one do when life seems unfair?
Some people quietly hold in the pain and fear without sharing with anyone. This is called “stuffing” and usually does not work well. As an alternative, some folks get mean and take their pain and frustration out on others. This is another idea that usually backfires. Instead of either of these methods, I want you to “own” your feelings by sharing with those who love you the most. By “owning”, I am asking you to be responsible for who you are and what you want. Continue reading