Difficult Times? It Is All A State Of Mind

Dr Nicholas Jenner

problemsWe all have times when everything gets too much. There are many issues to face, things to do, plan and action to be taken. Sometimes, we feel overwhelmed, paralyzed and wonder how we will get through. Life as it is, does seem to throw the proverbial “spanner in the works” sometimes and we often feel that life is unfair or that we do not deserve what is being thrown at us. Not without reason, did Scott Peck state in his famous, best selling book “The Road Less Traveled”, that life is difficult and we should see it as a series of problems to be faced and overcome. I quote:

“The attempt to avoid legitimate suffering lies at the root of all emotional illness. When we avoid the legitimate suffering that results from dealing with problems, we also avoid the growth that problems demand from us. It is in this whole…

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