You know, it's not supposed to be so full of suffering. I mean, anything...your job, your life, your relationships.
We have the natural capacity in our original human design to embrace our challenges as a means to acquire our fullest, truest expression of our soul.
And yet, for generations, we are socialized and programmed to bypass these chances, to believe that we can't change whatever is painful without repeated effort or, worse, lead to believe we have no power other than to accept it as something unchangeable.
All of this leads us to a life that further separates us from our natural peace, truths and power. This is the basis for suffering, like swimming with 2 clogs on our feet rather than fins, as you slowly lose your held breath.
So, when things get hard, ask yourself this...are you swimming with a clog or fin?
If it's a clog, decide whether or not you're looking at what's weighing you down through the socialized lens of disempowerment. And then ask, are you ready to try another lens?
I hope the answer is yes because all that's needed is this: Translate whatever the clog represents into its complete opposite. This is the gift that suffering is trying to give you.
This is an exercise on duality... suffering reflects its opposite, which chances are, something you really want. It's just a reminder to realign and re-pivot your life from the place of your truth. The suffering is simply poking you in the eye to let you know you've strayed.
So when suffering arises, think about the clogs on your feet and see if you can flip them over and turn them into the fins of truth.