Hi everyone! My latest column tackles expectations, resistance, and going with the flow. I’ve had a weird couple of weeks, and I’ve really been getting down on myself for not being as productive as I want to be. However, inspired by Leo Babauta, I’ve decided to try and let go of my expectations and accept things as they are.
The therapist in me knows that resistance is the root of most of my problems; the human in me is throwing a temper tantrum. Needless to say, it’s been a journey.
We certainly can be our own worst enemy and definitely don’t make things easy for ourselves. I’m the type of person though who needs to have expectations for myself. Over the years I’ve gotten better at learning what reasonable expectations are. My struggle is tampering my expectations for others. I tend to want others to be the best they can be, so have high expectations. When they don’t meet those expectations they think I’m disappointed when in reality I’m not.
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