Losing What You Once Had
Human nature, on many occasions, sets our course backwards rather than forwards. We become inpatient with our current situation and long for more; nothing seems to be enough. We obtain something and immediately soak it up like a sponge and want something new; human nature is very parasitic at times.
The pain of losing what you once had is more unbearable than having something which no longer excites you. With something that no longer excites you, it’s still there the following day; it can still be utilized when you wish. But when you lose something, your world suddenly creates an empty space; a very painful empty space.
These empty spaces can add up over time and set you up for a depressive course; say goodbye to smiling for a while. You wanted to complain about your current situation and now life has taken that away from you! You remain empty-handed under the pouring rain while staring at the gray sky, wondering how to proceed forward.
Proceeding forward is what you should do. But now you are potentially battling a depressive course which makes your life even more miserable. Not only do you have to move on from what you have lost, but you now have to find a way to defeat the depressive virus infecting humanity.
The point is to avoid complaining about something which no longer excites you. Appreciate what you have even though it might not stimulate you anymore. Stay positive and work on bettering yourself and improving your current situation. Do not make your life harder than it has to be.
Take the trip. Enjoy the process. Keep moving along.
Are you Ready? (This is Defeating Stigma Mindfully)