When you constantly complain about all of the bullshit going on in the world, you're giving the enemy EXACTLY what they want:

For you to lose focus on your life.
You want to improve the world?

IMPROVE YOUR OWN.

Even though it seems small, it still lessens the amount of trouble in the world.
I mean, do you think you're making a positive difference by talking about it with others?

You're not.

All you're doing is wasting your precious time, focus, energy, and emotion.
The enemy doesn't want your life to improve.

That makes it harder for them to manipulate you.

They want to DISTRACT you.

As tempting as it may be to engage, ignore it.

Focus on what you CAN control.
If everybody understood this and applied it, the world would be a far better place.

But it starts with you.

And you have everything to gain by doing so.

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