I have learned that it's worth the disappointment. It's worth the discouragement. It's even with the battles with depression. It's perspective. It's how I choose to look at it, and accept things. I decided at some point to no longer care about how I measure up to others. Let them chase their success, while I define my own.
Love everyone for who they are now, not who they can be, and not what they should be. This includes your spouse, your children, your friends, and total strangers. - Lessons from My Father What they "should" be? Let's face it, they should be more considerate, more thoughtful. They should be more responsible. They should … Continue reading Lesson #3 – Love everyone for who they are now, not who they can be, and not what they should be.
If you can worry about it, I think I got it covered. But I am worried that I may not... You know, have worried enough about it? Worry is one of my defining characteristics. I don’t actually take action on things that I worry about, I just worry. I am really good at that. What … Continue reading Worrying – A mostly complete guide to
Accepting Things. Accepting things and doing what you can to move on. Maybe you can change things? Maybe you can’t? That’s how things are? I’m trying to not get angry over the things that happen in my day, especially the circumstances that I can’t control. Trying not to get riled up over it. I often … Continue reading Accepting Things
In the end, our time is so short. Don’t waste your time judging others. It’s not worth wasting your wit on anger. Just focus on what you can do, yourself. – Lessons from My Father I used to take pride in the wittiness of my comebacks. I would take offense at those who disagree with … Continue reading Lesson #2 – Time is Short, Don’t Waste Your Wit on Anger