You don’t realize what I have to bear! I have to deal with them all the time.
But I have to….
I can’t do _____, because I feel like I should _____.
He always wants me to do everything for him.
She gets so bossy; I can’t stand it.
They are such a pain.
If you only knew all of my burdens.
One ordeal after another…it’s never-ending.
All of those statements have one thing in common.
They are all projected from the mind and pertain to the future or the past.
The longer you dwell on them, the more dramatic they will seem, and the more you will suffer.
Becoming aware of this incessant dialogue slows it down.
Take a look at yourself and realize this: You have the ability to OBSERVE this mental chatter.
This is the secret to serenity in your life.