Perhaps You Still Don’t Understand The Reason For Your Struggle, So Read This

Conscious Commentary
4 min readJun 7, 2022

You’re always trying to fix something when nothing needs to be fixed.

Woman with grumpy face.
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You’re wanting, hoping, and wishing that you can be anywhere but where you are now.

If you’re not confident, you want to read articles about being more confident. If you’re sad, you’re trying to cheer yourself up, or the people around you want you to be happier.

There’s this feeling of unease within that we can’t avoid.

We can’t just be sad.
We can’t just be unconfident.

We’re continually running away from ourselves.

Sign that reads “Come run with us.”
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Where Are You Going?

You’re always trying to do things to get somewhere. You always have more goals and trying to become a better version of yourself.

It would be great to skip to the part where life gets good and everything feels perfect because you want things to be different.

You wish your income, relationship status, living situation, day job, and the amount of debt you’re in could get cosmetic surgery, especially how you look and feel.

Well, you wouldn’t be able to afford it anyway, so…

You want peace, but you don’t know how to attain it — it almost seems impossible.

Peace cannot be known when you want everything to be different from what it is right now.

A man sitting in fields with closed eyes while the sun is setting.
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You got this excellent pic to post on Instagram stories sitting in the fields in Northern California, taking in the pristine sunset. Still, if anyone knew how little peace touches you daily, everyone would be surprised.

There’s no space for it.

You’re trying too hard.

It’s okay.

This version of you — this full-on slice of your life exactly as it is right now, deserves your total…

Conscious Commentary

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