I don’t hide the fact that I’m a flawed, broken mess, and I’m okay with that. Instead, I find the little things – watching videos of babies laughing or kittens playing, or dipping my fingers into bins of endives (a la “Amelie”), or putting on a particularly comforting scent. Go forth and conquer, my fellow flawed humans. It’s a beautiful life.
I want to take a slightly different approach to today’s healthy living update. I had a thought yesterday and decided to have a little talk about why playing the “If-Then” game will crush your chances of being happy.
I lived a large portion of my life playing the IF-THEN game. I was not a happy or fulfilled person and I felt like I was underachieving. And this feeling of underachieving came from a place of unhappiness. My feelings fed my thoughts which in turn created an insecure thought process, which created even more feelings of discontent; a never ending cycle of insecurity. One continuously feeding the other in a symbiotic relationship of discontent.
I thought that IF I were to own my own business, THEN I would be happy. IF I were to win a golf tournament, THEN I would be content. IF I were to…
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