Let’s get one thing straight: there’s nothing cool about not getting what you want. It’s disappointing, frustrating, and sometimes heart-wrenching.

Whether it’s a lost promotion you tirelessly worked toward, your dream partner who chose somebody else, or a missed opportunity to travel with friends, it will always be hard when something doesn’t work out quite as expected.

The good news is that it’s there is a part of the situation that you can control: your attitude and perspective. In this episode, we explore some psychological and spiritual techniques that we can use to accept undesirable outcomes and push forward with purpose and strength.