70. How to Never Be Disappointed: Expect Nothing, Appreciate Everything

Disappointments in life arise when the outcome of a situation doesn’t match our expectations. We often forget that this is all part of the process. Detours, obstacles, and setbacks are important opportunities to learn. We can’t experience fulfillment without them! How do we reconcile the discrepancy between what could have been and what is, and what others expect of us and what we expect of ourselves. Tune in as Monica and Michael discuss how to get comfortable with disappointment so we can find fulfillment in the process. 

“My true consciousness about my life is that the whole of it is all blessed. The clarity of consciousness is that my life is a whole, and that whole includes the blessings and it includes the disappointments.” – Michael Berg

Further Readings:

Harvard Business Review, “Dealing with Disappointment” by Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries