Q Why do I keep messing things up? I’ve recently realised that over the years, whenever things start to go well for me, like a new job or a pay rise or a new relationship, something happens to make it all go wrong, and take the pleasure away. Like I get a huge bill to pay, or I find out something awful about the new girlfriend and we spilt up, or I fall out with someone else, or I loose some money, or I get really ill and everything comes to a standstill. It’s as if someone out there won’t let me be happy. Why does this keep happening to me?
A What do you think the ‘out there’ is? Maybe it’s something inside of you instead that keeps getting in your own way of happiness.
I know, on a logical rational level that sounds daft… ‘Why would I do that to myself?’
But there’s a deeper level that might be directing your life, and that isn’t logical or rational – or even ‘conscious’. [Read more…]