We need the yin and the yang, excitement and disappointment, anxiety and relief, work and play, optimism and pessimism, drunk and consciousness.
It is in the forced escape of one or the other that makes it worse. But the habit of no habits is a self-inflicted curse.
Talk is cheap, including the words to ourselves. An overactive inner narrative that drives for perfection confuses a reality which calls for a pendulum of emotions and actions.
Acceptance is not so much a magic trick than a coping mechanism.