An antifragile mindset can be our secret weapon against unpleasant thoughts and experiences; because in the world we live in, there are always going to be things to look out for- things that make us feel upset...
It’s true that we probably don’t want our emotions to control what we do. But can we reverse this completely? Can we control our emotions and thoughts?
Have you ever thought about the meaning of happiness? Does happiness mean the same right now, as it did when you were a child?
Every now and then, we hear someone say “Look on the bright side!”, or “Don’t be so negative.”, or even “Man up!” and so many other sentences telling us to run away from unpleasant feelings and thoughts. If you have also tried this, you probably agree that at some point, it just becomes impossible not to experience unpleasant moments, and we’re left feeling even more distressed!
Emotional pain is caused by a lot of different factors like grief, loss, or failure. We all experience it at some point in our lives. No matter who we are, dealing with this kind of pain can be very challenging.