By Christine Hassler

is-it-possible-to-be-happy-all-the-time Do you find that you have taken on the expectation that if you are doing this personal growth work “right” you are supposed to be happy all the time? Sure, eternal happiness sounds awesome, yet this expectation that we “should” be able to be in a positive place all the time can be the very thing that eludes us from actually experiencing it.

How? Well, when we pressure or force ourselves to be a certain way, which involves avoiding the reality of our current feelings, we engage in what is called “spiritual bypass.”

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