Let’s talk about resistance and acceptance, shall we?
I know you have problems that cause pain. You’re hurt and it’s not feeling nice. The good news is that nothing is wrong with having problems. It’s part of life, life will never be perfect for us to enjoy only when it is perfect, and every single living being, I promise you, has them.
However, when we resist the situation, the fact that there is pain and we fill our mind with agitation, anger and aversion about the pain (situation) we are adding another pain. So really, what we are doing, is burden our already painful state with some more pain.
Without judgement on anyone, but can you see how screwed up this is? Can you see how we by choice harm ourselves even more?
That’s called resistance to the situation or pain.
Acceptance, on the other hand, is not (I repeat – is NOT) equal to allowance & agreement. It’s not to say we like the situation that causes our pain.
Acceptance is when we, wholeheartedly, say:
I’m in pain. I don’t like this. But let me stay with this for a short while. What is it that hurts me? And what is it showing me about me and my life lessons? What can I learn? And what can I change? Why and how do I change this?
The solution always comes in the moments of calmness, moments of acceptance.
Stop the panic & cut the drama, and you spared yourself from an additional obstacle to overcome. There is no solution presentable in the state of suffering because we are mentally disillusioned. But it presents itself always and very fast when we clear our mind from the drama.
Drama is your choice. Choose wisely.
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