Welcome to 20 Lessons From 2020 - a series of 20 posts written during the last 20 days of 2020. These are the main things I learned in this, truly, different year. I'm writing this as much for you as for myself - a reminder for the future.
There are things you may want. People you may want. Experiences you may want. And you may work really hard to get them. That's absolutely fine.
Once you're working towards something, especially when that is of value, it's easy to believe it will fix your problems. Be the one thing that makes your life fuller.
If you fail getting that thing (no matter if it's a physical things, a person, an experience, whatever), don't ever see it as the absolute solution.
Lesson one: never ever think in absolute terms, especially about people.