Life is not about experiences; it’s about the meaning we attach to them. One experience will be completely different for any two people simply because of the meaning they attach to it.
And as we go through life, we attach meaning to everything. Those meanings turn into emotions, and ultimately, those emotions frame the life we live.
Listen to Tony talk about how meaning turns into emotion — and emotion shapes our lives.
The meaning that we attach to things is strongly influenced by either culture or someone who’s been a big part of our lives — they helped to shape our identity. But in order to transcend those beliefs we must resolve our inner conflict, get back to the root of what makes us who we are and align with that truth.