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What happens when you think: “I do not want this feeling?” You are thinking about the feeling. You are creating the experience you claim to not want.
You do not create your happiness, you remember your happiness. You let go of all the addictions and distractions that have kept you from it. If you want to heal your life you must, simply, get out of your own way, and let it self-correct.
You subscribe to the millennial success standard, which is the “one in a million success story.”
It’s just as brave to acknowledge that this path you are walking isn’t for you, that you just don’t want to because it doesn’t feel right.
How can I not live a life true to me? How could I think that anything else is more important than loving and being loved? How could I not wake up everyday grateful for my life?
Sometimes silence becomes muteness, looking away blindness, not listening deafness, anything taken to the extreme becomes a disorder or disability.
It teaches effective conflict resolution.
isn’t it funny that no matter how much you’ve hurt and how often it had cut you like a knife, you were still crying your heart out? As if it was the first time you let someone go, or the first time you felt like there’s no tomorrow.
The least kind action is greater than the greatest wrong. The smallest kindness can lift a heavy weight.
Watts observes that people drown themselves in the sea of attachments and expectations, and forget that life is most precious in its present form.
I will help you find the pieces. I hope that we will help each other find our pieces. I hope that we are still all we have. I hope that we are it.
Affective empathy is also known as emotional empathy. It is the capacity to respond to another person’s emotional state.
We are friend zoned. We are bro zoned. We are family zoned. We are help zoned. We’re rejected. We’re stood up. We’re ghosted. We’re used. And vice versa. We don’t love anymore.
Growing up, we socialize only with people our age. We have friends in school, our parents set us up with playdates with kids of a similar age. All we know is how to be friends with people who are our peers, but that changes eventually, and especially after college.
We let confirmation bias replace objective reality: a great case-in-point for this is when people say “Well, I’ve never experienced that,” in response to a national statistic, or objective trend someone else observes.