When you possess self-awareness, you're much more likely to enjoy life rather than feeling miserable. Living in hurt is something that countless numbers of people know all too well. They may not consciously understand what they're doing, but they experience the results of their subconscious minds compelling them to behave in negative, unproductive, and counterintuitive ways.
The legacy of hurt is powerful. It can travel over generations and influence people in its proximity. Hurt people routinely destroy themselves, others, their nations, and the planet. Throughout many years of helping individuals and groups build self-awareness, I've noticed that the most genuinely happy people are those who have dealt directly with their hurts. This means they've done the hard work necessary to examine themselves and heal the wounds of the past.
Moving beyond pain or trauma is difficult. It requires a higher level of self-awareness and a commitment to improving oneself. Very few people do it, but those who embark on the journey are rewarded with a richer, multifaceted, healthy, expansive life.
What are your thoughts on living in hurt?