• We can’t always get what we want
• We can’t always be who we want to be
• There isn't always a fair competition
• Positions and income in society do not always reflect effort and ability
When the above realities are denied or resisted, suffering arises in the form of stress, frustration, self-criticism and ultimately MAJOR DEPRESSION.
However, when these realities are accepted with benevolence, we generate positive emotions of kindness and care THAT HELP US COPE.
"To live life requires intense deep COURAGE." You are courageous. Leave self-deception to the cowardly.