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You may know the drill. Any and all of the above. But for most of us, while we pay lip service to the pursuit of happiness, we have no fucking clue what to do with happiness if it actually comes our way. We doubt our happiness, second-guess our happiness and try not to think too much about how happy we might be in case the Powers That Be are waiting for some silly chump to enjoy himself too thoroughly and need to be taken down a peg. I suspect there are several reasons why this is:. We would never speak to a friend or loved one — or even a random stranger on the street — the way we talk to ourselves: Why the hell did I just do that? No wonder he dumped me.
Fear is your brain's pre-programmed response to something scary. Small amounts of fear are positive for your health, but when it takes over it can interfere with your peace and happiness.
learn or die ray dalio
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Fear is one of the most common obstacles keeping us from the life we deserve. I lived in it, consumed by it for years. That by letting go of the things that weighed me down negative friendships , empty goals , etc. I was able to allow the happiness I had been seeking for so long. Sad Me is so used to years and years of unhappiness, to getting through the day, all the while hoping tomorrow would never come so I could just stop hurting.