Even the worst situation is survivable. Remind yourself of this the next time you’re on a terrible blind date, have a tedious project to complete, stuck in a boring job, or at a never ending social obligation with toxic relatives.
You are responsible for the decisions you make.
Guilt is a useless emotion. ‘A’ Listers frequently use guilt as a tool to manipulate the recovering mat. If you’re in a situation where someone is giving you a guilt trip, please repeat this brain fart several times and do not, and I repeat DO NOT feel guilty.