Updated: Feb 21, 2022
“Before you can create the world you want, you have to first create yourself the way you want.“
This makes a lot of sense to me. Trying to fix the world without fixing ourselves first is just silly.
It’s a universal law. If what you want doesn’t even happen within you, how could it happen outside of you?
For most people, it’s not that their lives are not happening the way they want - even their minds are not happening the way they want. That is their misery. That is the source of their anger, frustration, sadness and even depression.
So the first thing is to learn how to master your mind. And when you learn to master your mind, you will master your emotions which are simply what the mind makes you feel.
Train your mind to take instructions from you, instead of letting it do what it does randomly. Your mind is like a car - learn to drive and put your hands on the steering wheel if you want to move towards where you want to go.
The first step is knowing that your mind is not you, and understanding why it works the way it does. Just like a car. Be your own driver and mechanic. We have our entire lives to learn.