Phakyab understood then how important it is to put our sufferings into perspective, to not lock oneself in a painful past that indefinitely extends the ordeal.
Because when that happens, we become our own torturer.
– taken from an article in tricycle
Katsuo scans the papers for his next business opportunity. He is proud to have never failed.
The price of his perpetual success: paranoia 24/7.
Steve is in the office. He is in pain and suffering.
Bumped in the chest an hour ago by a rude passer-by, the incident disturbed and angered him so much that he kept revisiting that split-second experience in his mind.
His chest doesn’t hurt. He suffers from a headache.