Life’s Hard Enough, Don’t Make It Worse

The Better Man Project ™

There’s these surprising little nuggets of wisdom that you pick up along the way. This has been one that’s really helped me get through tough times. It came from one of my teachers who studied with monks for over a decade. He obviously learned and passed on many many more things…but this one particularly stuck with me.⁠

“Life’s hard enough. Don’t make it worse.”⁠

The challenges are going to come. There’s no arguing that. But when they do, there exists a choice of what to do with them.⁠

You can fundamentally make things better, or worse. If you meet those challenges with fear, doubt, worry, judgement, anxiety, criticism etc…it’s going to make it worse. Sometimes a whole lot worse. Now you’re not just in the hole you fell into but you’re digging yourself deeper. It takes even more work to climb out.⁠

But if you do…

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