Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Pity party

Pearls Before Swine

I have my own problems with job (lack thereof), bills, etc. (no car problems, thankfully).  I know there are others far worse off than I am - but somehow that doesn't make me feel any better about my own problems.

Why can't I just be thankful for what I have?  Am I being selfish?  Am I wallowing in self pity?  How do I get out of this rut?


Gay Saint said...

There is a difference between self pity, and wanting to better yourself :). The former is counter-productive, the latter leads to ambition.

Who WOULDN'T complain about not having a job? I hope you find one soon, but know you have been looking for a very long time :(

Gay LDS Actor said...

I think we all get in ruts from time to time. It's easy to feel sorry for ourselves. There are no simple answers. I try to not worry about the things I can't control. I can't control certain circumstances in life; I can only control my reaction and attitude towards those things.

Those things that I can control, I just try to do the best I can and that's all I can do, really.

I know it's probably not helpful stuff, but that's all I have. Hope things get better. :-)

By the way, Pearls Before Swine is one of my favorite comic strips.

Beck said...

I'm having a pity party of sorts over at my house as well. Come on over and we'll wallow in our pity together!