Life is not a zero sum game.
Much unhappiness in life can be traced back to a simple mindset issue.
When you view the world as a “zero sum game”, meaning for you to win, others have to lose – you come from a place of scarcity and lack.
When you live with a scarcity mindset you are forever worrying about protecting what you have and “taking” from others which is exhausting and engulfed in a paranoia. Any happiness you may experience will be tainted with the fear of losing what you have.
When you take the opposite approach and have an abundance mindset, you celebrate others and feel comfortable that there is plenty for everyone. You have a reassured and relaxed approach to life and may experience feelings of pronoia.
When you feel there is plenty for everyone and the world is full of possibilities, life feels good and happiness ensues.
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