When you think about it, it’s amazing how much time we humans spend trying not to get hurt.
Whether we’re avoiding heartbreak or a punch to the face, it’s all pretty much the same reflex.
But think about how disproportionate that is, the amount of time and effort it takes to avoid something painful, vs. a fleeting moment of physical pain or a short stint of wallowing in self-pitying tears. Even to a small child, it’s over before you know it.
So what are we so afraid of, anyway?