What to Do with Revenge:
Revenge re-opens and aggravates your emotional wounds. Even though you might be tempted to punish a wrong, you end up punishing yourself because you can’t heal.
But what do you do if you were wronged? How can you deal with the intense emotional feelings of retribution? What do you do if you feel an intense need for revenge?
There is a healthy way to deal with these feelings that can help you heal and give your brain the same amount of rewards without the consequences.
Are you ready for it? This one comes from the amazing, prolific, Frank Sinatra. In his words:
“The best revenge is massive success.” –Frank Sinatra
The next time you feel the dark tendrils of revenge creeping into your soul, I want you to take that intensity and put it towards succeeding.
Put it towards your goals.
Put it towards hustling to get what you want.
Put it towards growth.
Get the reward center of your brain pumping by thinking about how sweet it will feel when you meet your goals. This shifts the focus onto you and your mission and makes your perpetrator irrelevant–which is exactly where they should be.