A burdensome labour of love

Responsibility, when met with gratitude, feels like a labour of love.Remove gratitude, and it becomes a burdensome load.But only if gratitude is expected.That's when expectations weigh down on us more than responsibility, because of the internal wait for others to reciprocate, or to notice.It's not unreasonable to hold that expectation.In fact, we should expect those…

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Betrayed expectations

Without realising it, expectations create an underlying sense of entitlement regarding the outcomes that we want.That entitlement is what influences our attitude and demeanour in how we approach things or relationships.When we feel justified to have such expectations, we lose sight of the entitlement, which leads to the intensity of emotion that we experience when…

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Don’t lose yourself to the chase

No one sets out to chase money or the high life.But many convince themselves that such a lifestyle will earn them the happiness and fulfilment that they desire.Sadly, we easily become distracted by the lifestyle and lose sight of the fulfilment that we seek.What we need emotionally, and how we need to show up for…

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