The best way to take revenge


If a horse kicks you, would you return the kick to the horse?
The answer is probably no. Because kicking the horse back, would mean getting hurt even more. And yet, in our lives, whenever somebody treats us badly, or someone gets promoted over us because they took credit for our work, we often think “I will get them for this”. Kicking back. And the result we create is more pain for ourselves as we are showing the same negative behavior.

Vengeance wastes a lot of time and exposes us to more injuries than the first that originally sparked it. It is much better to take the opposite approach. Indeed, the best revenge is to not seek revenge at all. The best approach is to set an example that we would like others to follow.
The pay-off: living with self-respect and being at peace.

Food for thought?