THE DAILY GROOVE ~ by Scott Noelle
:: "I'd Rather Feel Good!" ::
We've been conditioned by the agents of our culture
-- parents, teachers, the media, etc. -- to believe
that our success and happiness depend on being "right."
Today, let's question that...
When you argue with your child, you may be "right,"
but do you feel happy?
When you criticize your partner, you may be "right,"
but do you feel love?
When you berate yourself for making a mistake, you
get to be "right" about your wrongness! Are we having
If you feel stress today -- even mild tension -- ask
yourself if you're trying to be "right" about
something, and consider the potential relief of
simply letting it go.
Just breathe... and tell yourself, "I'd rather feel
good than be right!"