A person’s mind tells tales about access and eligibility. Taking a close look at the assumptions that contribute to these notions, the difference between needs and wants become clear.
One can chase a mirage for a long time, investing time, energy and attention in trying to achieve ‘success’ based on the way one has been conditioned. In the end, fulfilment is unique and personal for each of us.
Being true to the self, there are few reasons to be resentful about anyone else who happens to be following his or her own process. Disciplined focus of attention enables a person to make the most of the journey.
Is it easy to unlearn a lifetime’s accumulation of habits and attitudes? Probably not and it is likely that there will be lapses on the way.
If each of us is ‘enough’, just the way we are, then this is all that matters.