Since your life can never be better than your perspective, your first priority should be to explore what determined your perspective in formative years.
Daily Insights are insightful truths about reality that empower us to transform our way of thinking.
They are often challenging, and give us the coaching and courage to behave in a way we might never have thought of. They’re great to dwell on and remind ourselves of throughout the day.
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The difficulty and pain of change is the fear of giving away my identity to become someone I don’t readily recognize. Real progress means adopting a new and different identity.
The key insight to returning to mental health is to understand that it’s better to practise sanity at the risk of feeling unlike ‘me’, than to remain as you are, at the cost of becoming crazy.
When I believe my feelings, and those feelings misrepresent reality, I am headed for a self-referential pit that will get deeper and darker as I dig myself into my home-made delusion.
The more you fear humiliation, the angrier you must get, in your attempts to protect yourself from it’s history-based pain.