There are many misconceptions about love. And some of these can be catastrophic when it comes to our overall welfare.
Forging good character is inherently hard work. So, you have to have the heart for it.
Healthy character is not so much about the gratitude you feel in your heart but more about what you demonstrate with your actions.
Years of research solidly point to one crucial factor when it comes to character health: the ability to delay gratification. Such an ability must be carefully cultivated. But in an indulgent world, just learning when and how to say “no” to oneself is difficult. And actually imposing a “no” is even more so.