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Are my standards too high?

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Runningforfood Sat 23-May-20 07:36:02

I just constantly feel like my life/ I am not good enough but nothing is actually wrong.

House is relatively tidy, lovely beams- all I can see is the carpets need replacing, some of painting could be better.

Relationship is good, safe, loving- all I can see is the lack of spark.

I am successful and have a good job- all I can see is that I should be doing better and have worked harder.

I am a low-ish weight and slim- all I can see is my non-defined waist, broad hips and wobbly thighs.

I am walking and running lots, baking, reading in the sun- all I can see is the lack of a proper long distance holiday and how upsetting it is,

Maybe I’m just expecting too much? And the issue is my attitude not my life?

RedHelenB Sat 23-May-20 07:38:03

Definitely your attitude.Either learn to be appreciative or accept that that is how you are.

Snowdown24 Sat 23-May-20 07:43:17

Your wired tight- you sound like one of those people that can’t relax and be in the moment your in- it’s actually HARD for some people to relax and chill out, it takes practice for some, but sounds like it might be a new challenge for you to take on, try stilling your mind?

Runningforfood Sat 23-May-20 07:50:50

I guess problem is I feel like appreciating what I have is accepting I’ve failed to do better...

Oysterbabe Sat 23-May-20 07:54:10

Some people seem to just have that kind of personality, always find something to be glum about.

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