With infinite options come increased choices. More choices mean more decisions. However,choice overload makes you question your decisions.This leads to decision fatigue and can cause you to get stuck in negative cycles. You may constantly question the decisions you’ve made and be left wondering what could have been.
Instead of inviting more choices, you need discernment and confidence to close more doors until you're unaware of them.
It's not that important to know things. Two things are far more important than what you know. What you can learn, and what you know you don't need to know. Maybe I'll write a bit more about the importance of being able to learn another time, but today's post is about knowing what you don't need to know.
Everybody is wrong except you, right? "Sometimes it's better to be kind than to be right. We do not need an intelligent mind that speaks, but a patient heart that listens." - Gautama Buddha Our mind loves being right. A student went to his meditation teacher and said, "My meditation is horrible!
It's possible to be self-aware to some degree and still be unhappy and unfulfilled. And while self-awareness has many benefits, it is, by itself, not the point. This is how you can cultivate and develop healthy self-awareness in your own life.
What people often find is that the more they remove themselves from distraction, the more they are forced to actually deal with a lot of the emotions that they’ve been avoiding for a long time.
It takes time to become comfortable with all of your emotions.
BUT, emotions can also be distractions from other emotions. Part of developing a strong sense of emotional intelligence is being able to discern which emotions that you experience are important to act on and which emotions should be acknowledged and felt and nothing more.