Do you begin to feel selfish when you dare to turn your attention to doing things for yourself, or heaven forbid if you decide to do something purely for the sake of having fun?
A curious thing is how often people believe themselves to be selfish, when it simply isn’t true.
The truth is that frequently we are “tricked” (or conditioned) into thinking of ourselves as selfish.
Following the trail to determine how and why we find ourselves jumping to that conclusion can be quite revealing. Many are astonished by what they discover – never having realized what made or makes that feeling creep in. What we discover will offer exactly what we need to “tap” our way to feeling better about ourselves, and improve our enjoyment of life.
pain, phobias, anxieties or other issues, feelings and emotions can define who we are and become at least a part of our identity.
Should it really come as a surprise that our efforts are met with resistances from the non-rational subconscious mind? After all change is always scary, even when it is a heartfelt desire.
With longstanding issues, the discomfort becomes “the new norm”, “comfort” or “familiar zone”. The very idea of letting go of the issue means not only the possibility of an identity crisis, but can also have the non-rational subconscious coming up with plenty of disconcerting thoughts, whilst harboring fears about what change will bring. With...