Get Over Yourself

Sometimes it’s easy to become “me” obsessed. My best friend is really frustrating me right now. I just can’t finish this assignment. My life is just not going the way I want it. Note: This doesn’t mean there aren’t times and situations when a little “me” obsession isn’t necessary if you’re burnt out or dealing with a truly challenging situation in life. But it’s important to know when those times are upon us and when we just need to get over ourselves. Here are a few tips for getting over yourself. Share these with young adults and talk about other ways they keep things in perspective.

  • What do you do when you are frustrated or feel like things aren’t going your way?
  • What spiritual practices (like practicing gratitude mentioned in the article) help you re-set and re-focus yourself?