“We only fail to be happy because we do not allow joy to touch us as easily as we
permit ourselves to be hurt”
Thoughts That Set Me Free
As simple as the theory goes, putting it to practice seems like a herculean task. Though the controlling unit has been handed to us, the channels of our mind switch without our consent. If we were making the choice, wouldn’t it be to pick the one that’s good for us? Just like selecting attire or shoes that don’t cause discomfort. Our consciousness wakes up when it comes to objects then why not for emotional experiences?