Often times, we may feel disappointed with a situation or event after it has happened, even though we were so excited about it before. We find ourselves wondering why we got so excited in the first place only to be discontent in the end.
This feeling may be because of the high expectations that we had for how the situation would unfold. We planned out exactly how an event would happen, and then were left disappointed when things didn't end up that way. In fact, a lot of us may do this more often than we even realize.
It's so common for us to get so excited about a situation or event that we start planning how everything should play out. We think about who's going to be there, what they'll say, and how happy or perfect we will feel. While these things may be fun to think about, letting go of these expectations may be exactly what we need to allow our happiness to improve greatly.
After all, when we start to plan out how things are going to unfold, we may get disappointed when reality doesn't live up to those expectations. We may set such high standards that we forget to enjoy what's actually happening right in front of us. Instead, we should allow things to just happen as they were meant to.
Embracing a situation as it comes without imposing standards or expectations on it will allow us to feel much happier with how the situation turns out. If we do this, we won't spend time trying to make everything go as planned, and we will feel much more content when things are all said and done.
So, let go of all of your expectations and embrace every situation as it comes. Allow yourself to live in the moment and enjoy each one without having hopes for what they should be like, because sometimes, we just have to let things happen on their own.