“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.”
This is something I really need to work on, for I have great expectations. I repeatedly invest myself emotionally into life outcomes that I hope for; such is the life of an optimist. For the most part things usually work out for me, but when they don’t, the disappointment is crushing.
Six weeks ago I submitted an application. It was an application for an APA scholarship and admission to a PhD program. APA scholarships are highly competitive. Ridiculously so. And this […]