The client cancelled and you were counting on that money! Your friend forgot about the lunch appointment with you and you feel rejected and hurt. Emotional stress is a demon that lurks in the shadows of our mind and our lives; and that is why I have gained all that weight I needed to indulge in that chocolate bar to ease my pain and frustration or maybe it is a glass of wine that I need. Have you ever had those thoughts? Does disappointment and stress trigger addiction to some behavior that you think will ease the pain or distress?
Healing Tips and Tools
Let's face it -- we all get sad from time to time; that is part of living but that does not mean we must live in that state for a prolonged period of time. Sadness is felt when things are not going our way and we feel unhappy or discontent. Maybe a past experience or memory triggers sadness and sets you spinning.
"Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest, Thus honesty is attained." --Lao Tzu
People talking to people are what changing norms and circumstances are all about. We share an idea, have a solution to a irritating problem or we simple explore a new endeavor and discover something new has transformed our lives and right away everyone is benefiting. A simple example is, it has taken decades for people -the general public and hospitals alike to finally get it that washing your hands and being sanitary helps prevents sickness and the spreading of disease.
Some of us have had this conversation with God.