What is the main reason for all (emotional) human suffering?
>>The meaning we give to inherently meaningless events<<
As humans, we have this need to assign MEANING to everything that happens. And with that meaning comes the categorization of things as “positive” or “negative” for us or others. Subsequently, with that categorization, comes emotional response. Things categorized as “negative” elicit negative emotional energy, and vice versa. And negative emotional energy leads to suffering (in many forms, either with the emotion itself or with the destructive behaviors it leads to).
Read the rest of this post to learn a simple 5-step process to quickly turn any negative emotion neutral or even to something positive.