Pity

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Pity |ˈpɪti| the feeling of sorrow and compassion caused by the sufferings and misfortunes of others.

I do not like to pity others. I believe when you pity someone it gives off that vibes that you are more superior than them.  I personally hate when others pity me like it does not help at all, doesn’t it?  But then we are sometimes presented with moments where the right answer is unknown to us. Should we savor the silence? Utter nonsensical sentences? Should we try and provide comfort? But I have never experienced anything similar. Therefore, I cannot empathize? I guess that is being human, we make mistakes. We do not know everything.

But I still hate pity.

How about self-pity?

Self-Pity |ˌsɛlfˈpɪti| excessive, self-absorbed unhappiness over one’s own troubles.

Feeling sorry for oneself. I think it is an unhealthy state of mind. A way of escape, an excuse, a cry of the weak, a way to bargain for life. Oh me, who I am to judge? I do it myself during down times. It is a form of solace. But like everyone says, too much of anything is bad. Balance, balance, balance. Don’t indulge too long, always. break. free.

Have a great weekend everyone. If you are from Sydney make sure to put a lot of sunscreens and drink heaps of water

-Briane R

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Briane

As I fill the pages in my book, I wish to aspire or encourage you to do the same thing, because life is full of dreams and opportunities. Like Sholom and Bernard said;
Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich and a tragedy for the poor. - Sholom Aleichem
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. -George Bernard Shaw

Cheers!
Briane Rivera

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