Getting comfortable with being uncomfortable.

Source: Delphine Ducaruge

The filters of your mind are easily corrupted and reality is a co-created agreement.

Does denying darkness and discomfort make them our master?

I just generally don’t like experiencing any negative emotions. I usually avoid those. Quite a bit. By any means necessary.

If you are protected from dark things then you have no protection of, knowledge of, or understanding of dark things when they show up. — Neil Gaiman

We’ve become terrified of our own feelings.

If we don’t allow ourselves to feel bad, we block ourselves from personal growth.

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. — Viktor Frankl

Are our cartoons setting us up for failure?

If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be very intelligent, read them more fairy tales. — Albert Einstein

How to get comfortable with being uncomfortable.

1. Lean into our scary stories by writing them out.

2. Delve into our unconscious to psychologically rewrite our stories.

3. Punish the flesh.

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

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