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Life, at least for me, is a balancing act between what I want to do and what I have to do. Too much at one end and you feel entitled. You get to the point where any limitation feels illegitimate and a personal attack. Think Donald Trump.

Too much at the other end and you feel chronically deprived. You feel overwhelmed by the demands on you and in the end nothing seems to make much of a difference. One option is to get angry and attack everything with anger and bitterness. You do feel the victim of life and it seems so unfair that so much seems harder for you than other people.

Life can sometimes just become about feeling better. And doing anything to feel better becomes the focus of daily life and there is never a problem with coming up with reasons or justifications to do what you…

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