A discriminating person strives to acquire knowledge so that he may strike a balance between “sukha”(happiness/pleasure) and “dukha”(pain/sorrow) and live at the mercy of neither pleasure nor pain.
— B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali, commentary on Sūtra II.8.
[The hate] can be ...
Alternative sources of energy
You can take your energy from people telling you you can’t do stuff .....”
— Kanye in conversation with Letterman
Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.....
Be patient and tough; one day this pain will be useful to you.
— —Ovid, Metamorphoses

It’s possible in practice to see how to go from the conditions of the present into the eternal moment. It’s possible to begin with the particularities of one’s small detailed flawed self to the experience of universality, and a downpour of wisdom .  Yoga teaches that one is responsible for one’s actions, we see this is true with presence and awareness. We learn what can be controlled and also learn to let go of control of what is not, simultaneously. There is a dance with the universe that is a constant web of interaction...