Living a compromise free life is next to impossible.
To find happiness, you need to align your compromises with ‘your‘ choices in your life, and as far as possible, avoid getting shackled to compromises resulting from actions, decisions and promises to and of ‘non-significant’ others.
And to multiply your happiness with righteous justification, rename your compromises to something more heroic… perhaps call them sacrifices!
The poor have compulsions and rich have delusions. poor are cr
“It’s the oldest story of mankind.. Get yourself together, transcend your suffering, see if you can be some kind of hero, make the suffering in the world less… Well that’s the way forward, as far as I can tell, if there is anyway forward.”
Give some compliments to get some back, even if insincere, because it has some value.
Long ago, I had written this.
Not good writing obviously, but in my defense, youth and folly go together.
But I still stand by it…
Well… Most of it.
Making friends, as adults, is really difficult.
It’s really easy as a kid (human or goat)
Well… Maybe not that easy…
Instead find collaborators for activities that you really like.
It’s a close second to friendship.
Just try it.