Making Friends with Disappointments Can Transform Us

Disappointments must be on the top of everyone’s list of uncomfortable emotions. We abhor disappointments.  We set up entire industries (insurance = insure + assurance?) to reduce the gut-wrenching punch of disappointments.  It seems like humanity is in a war against disappointments.  From legal contracts to marriage vows, we seek …

Dare to Be Disappointed

Disappointments are very uncomfortable.  It fills the center of  my chest with this pang and I have a hard time thinking of anything else.  It’s no use trying to trick my mind into “be positive.”  When I feel let down, the emotion consumes me. So I built safeguards in my …