Here’s what happens:
- We want something a certain way.
- Other people or occasionally, the Universe doesn’t give us that something in that certain way.
- We get mad. And sometimes we lose control.
We go through the same process as a selfish child and it’s totally OK! Leo Babauta from Zen Habits takes us through a beautiful method he refers to as Expanding the Envelope of Compassion in this months SPECIAL RED EDITION of Healthy Mama Magazine.
He explains that our universe is not everyone else’s:
It’s totally cool to want it that way…but once we bring this into our awareness…life gets SO much easier 🙂
At the end of the article, you may still have moments in life where you’ll feel anger, disappointment or frustration – but that’s life. And in fact, I’d be slightly concerned if nothing curled your noodle even a little. But rest assured, you’ll be better equipped at choosing how YOU respond in those situations.