Despite what the headlines tell us, the world is a fine place. We understand this once we drag ourselves off the news cycle.
It’s a fact, we all have a limited amount of time on this planet. Everything we do is powered by this fear. But, living life by the tick of the clock is not really living at all.
Time is a construct that consistently worries us. Wasting it is a mortal sin that binds us all. However, it doesn’t have to be as serious as all that.
Often in life, when we’re faced with loss or crisis, we feel the need to add something. However, doing this often compounds our unhappiness, as we discover that the distraction doesn’t solve the issue.
As most recently espoused by the cake-brandishing Tina Fey, the art of letting go is an important aspect of our mental health. But that doesn’t mean you don’t care; in fact, it means the opposite.
There’s a school of thought that pushes you to eliminate suffering; but in the real world, we cannot avoid it. Would you rather suffer in the aid of something you want? Or would you rather miss out?