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Daily Lift #893

Don't Compare Situations

Much of the suffering we experience in difficult life situations is because we compare the present situation with times when things were better. If we learn to deal with the situation as it is, we will find it much easier to tolerate. For this reason, people who were born into that situation and never experienced anything better find it quite easy to enjoy life the way it is.

(Daas Chochmah Umussar, vol.2, p.139; Rabbi Pliskin's Gateway to Happiness, p.238)

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