A brick building with a red door on the left and a yellow door on the right

Only Two Options

In any difficult situation, we really have only two options:

Live with it

Try to change it

Suffering happens when we hold out for a third or fourth option. Like when we expect someone else to step in and change things for us. Or when we hope something will magically happen to make it better.

There’s freedom and power in realizing we have only two options.

Photo by Robert Anasch on Unsplash


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One response to “Only Two Options”

  1. Nicolas Avatar

    Hi DJ !
    This article remind me of the dichotomy of control that we find in the Stoïcism philosophy : there is the thing that are in our control, and there is the others.
    I really like your way to express it in your own words :).
    See ya,


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