“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
I adore this quote!
From a fellow blogger I have read that emotional intelligence is knowing that ” people don’t make you mad, sad, happy, etc” but rather… you choose to be such.
When we believe someone else is responsible for our feelings… we create more havoc and unnecessary pain for ourselves.
We have a knee jerk reaction when someone does not behave in the way that WE think they should.
Everyone is different and may not have the same views with you, so setting your expectations for yourself does not mean those expectations are the same for others.
This concept it spot on.
Nobody is responsible for how you feel.
Why allow others to be in control of your feelings… be in control yourself.
You alone are responsible for your own happiness and any other emotion you have.
Be gentle on yourself and be the master of your feelings.