09 Feb How Expectations Ruin Happiness
Centredness During the Results of Our Actions
Normally we have three stages to gaining a result. 1)Desire 2) Action 3) Result.
Normally our minds want something, and then we are disappointed when we don’t get the result that we wanted. A desire has turned into a powerful expectation, where our happiness is dependent on the outcome. This is called “doership” – we are deeply invested in the results of our actions.
But which of the 3 stages, do we actually have control over?