With most of us striving to get to a place where we feel peaceful, happy and positive, there’s one habit we often fall prey to that ultimately hinders our efforts: complaining.

In this 1-minute video, inspirational speaker and spiritual teacher, Iyanla Vanzant, reminds us of the need to put our complaints on the back burner so we can truly experience serenity.

The message in her video really struck a chord with us. If it did the same for you too, check out some of her other quick life lessons on forgiveness and listening.

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