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“I hate my life!”

Have you ever said these words?

If you HAVE said them, did you mean them?

Have you called your best friend and talked in minute detail about how and why EXACTLY you hate your life?

And then go back to doing the same exact things?

Why do we do this to ourselves? Why do we profess hate for something and then embrace it?

Are you waiting for a hero?

Someone to swoop down and save you from the madness that your life has become?

In the words of Barbara Stanny, “Prince Charming isn’t coming”

So since Prince Charming isn’t coming and you still hate your life … what are you going to do?

I believe in following the light.

Find the small parts of your life that you do enjoy and/or love … and follow the trail. Let that be your true north. Don’t focus on all the things you hate, follow the path of the things you love and see where it takes you.

Sometimes though, we get mired in hating/complaining … we get used to being in that place and we’re not even looking for light. What then?

One day, when you’re tired of being angry and tired, the light will still be there, waiting for you to come home 

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