Dispelling the Myth: “People do what they want to do”

Dispelling the Myth:  “People do what they want to do”

Recently I’ve had an opportunity to explore this belief with heartfelt consideration.  Our conditioned beliefs and social mores’ imply that we always have a choice and therefore can simply “choose to do what we want to do”.   In the mundane and everyday circumstances of our lives I would say this is true.

However,  in the greater scheme of life events, such as grief, illness, pain, great sadness and certain situations that are often incomprehensible, except to the few moving through such waves… doing what one wants to do may not be a viable option.  It transforms into doing what is possible in the moment. Continue reading

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