... it's me.
You get out of something what you put into it.
If you keep doing what you've always done, you'll keep getting what you've always gotten.
All things for a reason.
I was giving a massage a few days ago and was struggling with the fact that no matter what I was doing, I was just not getting "through" to this particular client. When I finally realized I was essentially fighting with this person, I changed tactics. I realized that the tension and holding this client was exhibiting was because - for whatever reason - it was working for them.
And almost as soon as I thought of that, I had this epiphany. As much as I may complain about various things in my life. Whatever has happened - where I am now, what I am experiencing - I placed myself in this position. The reason I cannot find my way out is because on some level, it's working for me.
I may have a job that keeps me on the edge of burnout, but I have a good weekend and I actually get holidays off. I may have a landlord about thisfar away from senility, but living here means I can stay by myself. No one can judge the way I decide to live my life. I may be alone, but this way no one can hurt me.
Again, all things for a reason.
So, if I keep saying this isn't working for me, but on some level it is, then I really need to start re-examining what is truly working for me, and what is keeping me in a safe, gilded prison.
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