Real change is possible but it takes time- Keep Trying!
JK Rowling was broke and depressed and her book had been rejected by 12 different publishers. This was right before Harry Potter was finally accepted and hit the big time.
It took me three different attempts to finally achieve sobriety.
Gone with the wind was rejected 38 times. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance was rejected 121 times
Edison famously tried 1000 different approaches before getting the light bulb right.
We often cite these examples as encouragement to keep trying at things like business or success. What if we applied the same principles and tenacity to our internal development? What if we kept trying at emotional and mental change?
We have to do this stuff over and over again, change takes time. There are no easy answers or shortcuts to a life worth living.