What Do We Say To Ourselves

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Post Written By Eugene Morgan

“It isn’t what happens to us that causes us to suffer; it’s what we say to ourselves about what happens.”— Pema Chodron

Things happen to us all the time. We each have our own way to cope with what comes along. It is through our backgrounds, our customs and our experiences as to how we deal with a problem. No one volunteers for bad things to happen. However, we do have the power to see things a certain way and to find some kind of meaning behind what happens to us.  Therefore, we can change our way of thinking and/or our mind-set for us to learn how to cope. We just have to ask ourselves what are we telling ourselves that could be perpetuating our suffering? Suffering is temporary.

 

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