Honestly, there’s nothing to “deal” with. The foundation of the Game is not based on gaining and keeping EVERYTHING. It is based on a constant inflow and outflow. Things come to you and things leave you. As the old saying goes, “The Game is cop and blow.”
What that means is, you should never expect to keep everything you gain. If you’re losing A LOT of what you gained then that is a Game Leak. That is a major problem that you need to plug. But if you lose things here and there, just charge it to the Game. You can’t win every time you step on the field to play.
You must understand that you can only hold so much at one time. There was a study done of multi-million dollar lottery winners a decade or so back. These people won big, I’m talking ten, fifty-million or more. Out of 100 of these lottery winners who hit it big, only three stayed financially free. THREE! The rest ended right back up in same financial situation they were in before they won.
Now, what Happened? THEY happened.
This may sound funny to a Square (average person), but those of us in the Game know that it is possible to mentally NOT be able to "hold" that much money. Your thought processes and petty desires rule over you. So when you get a large sum of money like that (that you didn't have to work hard for), you try to fulfill all your desires. Stuff that has been bottled up in you for years.
I’m not saying they shouldn't have enjoyed it, but I’m saying they went to the extreme. They were originally broke for a reason. It was their petty desires and thought patterns that held them there. Just because they got new money, that didn't change them on the inside.
Why am I saying all of this? I need you to realize that gain and loss are part of life. Until you elevate yourself, you cannot “hold” more things. Why?
Because to truly have something, you must also be RESPONSIBLE for it.
Everything you gain also has to be MAINTAINED. This is true of everything in life. From material possessions like a car, a house, a new pair of shoes; all the way down to relationships with family and loved ones. Everything you acquire that is in your life, must be maintained or you will lose it.
As your Game grows (mentally) you will be able to maintain and care for more things at one time. The Game, just like nature, is about balance. Everything balances out to where it should be, sooner or later.
You want to “deal” with loss. Just accept the truth. Nothing is meant to be with us forever. And when one thing leaves, there is room for something better to replace it.
Keep your chin up and stay focused. Thanks for the question Ms. S. Until next time.
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