We want things to be different so we look to change those around us, resulting in criticism, force, and violence if needed. The most important change we can actually make does not lie outside of ourselves, but within our selves. We cannot control how someone else reacts. We can only control how we respond.
In the sprints of our days we rush, grinding it out, to achieve and obtain. When we do pause and look around it's often not to appreciate what we have but compare ourselves with others. That's a deadly trap. We are NOT a finished product. We are not who we were. AND we're definitely not who we're going to be