“There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.” ~Anthony de Mello When people come to me suffering from anxiety, fear, anger, self-judgment etc., there are five things they invariably believe to be true.
Let’s take as an example. Most (if not all) people with anxiety believe that: 1. It’s bad or wrong to feel anxious. 2. It shouldn’t be there.
3. There’s something wrong with me (for being anxious). 4. My mind should be peaceful. 5. I can’t experience peace until my anxiety is gone.Read more on tinybuddha.com