REBLOG: Dr. Perry of “Make it Ultra” shares this amazing post about coping. A must read!
By Dr. Perry, PhD
“Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
I believe in maintaining a positive attitude in my life. But I also acknowledge that life is not perfect. It is impossible to live your life in an inexhaustible positive state of mind similar to a sugar high. Everywhere we look we are being told to be happy and that we have the ability to manifest our perfect life. Keeping up with the wave of positivity can be exhausting and at times, depressing. We can’t allow ourselves to be pressured to live a life constantly rushing from one positive high to another and avoiding any sadness or negative emotions.
Surrounded by the illusion of eternal positivity, it is normal to blame ourselves when life takes a downward turn. It is also normal to develop an aversion to anything but happiness…
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