02 Jul 10 ways you might be making life harder than it needs to be!
Life can be challenging enough some times without making things even harder on ourselves.
But that's exactly what we do sometimes; and we don't always even know it!
So if we want to enjoy more happiness and success a good first step is to become more aware of the mistakes we're making in life; like some of these …
by Carolynne Melnyk from LifeHack
Do you feel that life is against you? Are you constantly struggling and see everything as a challenge?
Have you ever considered that this might be coming from you and not from the world around you?
Depending on how you think and act life can be perceived as difficult. A shift in your attitude and perception can make a huge difference in creating an easier life.
Are these 10 traits making your life difficult?
You believe that everyone is out to get you.
Someone in your office does something nice for you and automatically you begin to wonder what they want. On a greater scale you distrust anyone who works for a large organization like the government, insurance company, lawyers, doctors, or even teachers. What a great amount of fear and stress this creates! How can you be 100% sure they are out to get you?
You see a future full of pitfalls.
You finally have a dinner date with a person you really like. Instead of thinking how great this is and how much you are going to enjoy the evening, you focus on the ways that this evening is going to be a disaster. You are so focused on all the negative things that might happen you don’t see the benefits and opportunities before you. You could be missing something great!
You are a victim of your expectations.
A co-worker you admire has been paired with you on a project. You have great ideas for how the project should be handled. You expected to asked for your ideas but aren’t. Because you weren’t asked, you didn’t voice them, as a result you feel angry and hurt. Or you expected to be the lead player but aren’t. You feel slighted and resentful. In both cases you are projecting yourself as a victim based on your expectations. Allowing yourself to be open to the situation rather than on your expectations makes life so much easier…
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