Why You Should Stop Arguing With Reality
When I feel any sort of strong negative emotion, most often the underlying feeling I have is "this SHOULDn't be happening" because in my head, I had imagined that things would go very differently. But reality is never wrong and arguing with it is futile. My spiritual teachers have always taught me that freedom from those negative emotions required acceptance and surrender. Not acceptance in the sense that I just roll over and let people walk all over me or mistreat me, but acceptance that was is happening is happening, so I can have peace and clarity within my mind to see the situation for what it is really is, and take the best course of action from that headspace.