Are You Stuck Like the "Ever Given" was?
Ever Given, the cargo ship that has been been blocking the Suez Canal, is a perfect metaphor for the traps some people find themselves in. Some of us are stuck in jobs we hate, in unhealthy relationships, or in house payments or car payments that we can no longer afford. Being stuck feels awful. Our happiness tends to be in direct proportion to the degree to which we feel that we are in control of our lives. When we're stuck, it's easy to feel out of control. Imagine the capt