Your mind may be playing tricks on you in several ways, deceiving you into believing things are one way when they really aren’t. Oftentimes when the mind does this it is a sort of defense mechanism to protect our own egos. Egos can be fragile things and there are many things that can put cracks into our feelings of confidence. Understanding your own flaws is important in life though, because in order to move forward and be successful you need to be able to learn from your mistakes. If you can learn to recognize these twelve tricks that your brain can play on you, then you can deal with the reality of a situation and come out a better person for it.
1. If I only had this one thing everything would be better!
Sometimes we can start to think that everything will fall into place once we get that one thing that has eluded.