|"Happiness is a function of accepting what is." ...|
|1)||enduring suffering, to|
|2)||blaming suffering on something or someone - and suffering anyway, to|
|3)||understanding suffering - and suffering anyway, to|
|4)||accepting suffering - and suffering anyway, to|
|5)||being responsible for experiencing suffering thereby transforming suffering, to|
|6)||differentiaing between "what's happening" and "the story about what's happening", a powerful distinction which recontextualizes suffering.|
If there's something you can bet the bank on it's this: you can't make people be responsible for their suffering. It doesn't work that way and it doesn't do any good if you try to. However if you take responsibility for your own suffering, choosing to do so freely and after consideration, you'll transform your experience of suffering.
That, by the way, is something else you can bet the bank on.
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