Be Strong, Be You, Not what is expected of you.
(when it does Not make you Happy or feel Great in your very being, that is not for you.)
I follow My Gut, and NEVER My Heart. My Spirit is always right. I Follow the God In Me without question(s).
I know many, if not most of us have heard, [Most], if not All of lives "Follow your Heart".
The truth is emotions are a roller coaster of back and forth / up and down doubt, That often leads to anxiety if not depression and anxiety. I learned many years ago that making a decision and sticking to it is best for me. I Never Follow My Heart, and I cannot remember the last time I was wrong. It is a standing joke now, with my children and close family friends. When I say a thing, make a decision, someone ask for my advice, or I simply make a suggestion or have a bit of advice; I ask: When was the last time I was wrong? And they all laugh and say: Never. I follow me. The Spirit in me, and I have NOT been wrong in Decades. I can say, when I second guess, am not sure, or just see it for me in a different way, I am not always wrong, but I am not always right either. My Gut, Your Gut, Our Gut, is Never Wrong. I have never been wrong when I hear, listen and move with my Gut [The Spirit Within]. What do you have to lose by trusting YOU? [Big Smile] You only have Life to gain. There is NO Lost in Trying You.
Let's be very clear here. Making a Sound Decision from the gut, and sticking to it, does not mean that I cannot change my mind. I/You Always have the Freedom to Just be Me/You. It 100% means that if I change my mind, that is also a well thought out decision that I make for me, and my life [NOT] a roller coaster heart affect, that may have a negative impact or a negative effect on the rest of my life [My Future]. It means that things or that thought changed. An effectively, so did my decision on the matter (situation, issue or cause).
*Emotions were never meant to rule us. They should never play a roll in the Decision making process [Nor Should Your Heart - It changes with your emotions].
Sometimes... Very Often we simply realize that a thing is not a thing any longer. Like anything else we grow out of wanting /thinking we need it (or them). It no longer serves the purpose beforehand intended. We do sometimes, just, Change Our Minds. [Smile]
I truly hope this helped someone reading this today. It truly always helps me to remember that I am in control and in charge of my Destiny [And You Are In Charge Of Yours.
Love, Hugs and Applesauce. Be Safe And Have a Grand Day.
~Dr. Patricia D.