You do not have free will. I'm sorry if I'm the first to break that to you. What you have is total freedom to choose how you will follow the laws of the universe. If you try to change or break or ignore the laws you will struggle and suffer. That's not a threat. It isn't divine retribution. Let's look at it another way. You can cook toast in your toaster. But should you decide to boil water in your toaster, or worse, that you are going to try to keep the electricity coming down the cables at bay with…
Losing both my mother and sister by the age of nine, I figured that our family had reasons to be unhappy. In my teens I began to look for ways to enjoy my life, only to discover that people all around me were unhappy for no reason!
Hating their jobs, their bodies, relationships and each other were just standard daily fare!
So I trained in psychiatry and psychotherapy, studied Eastern philosophies and metaphysics, went to the U.S. to attend Anthony Robbins' "Mastery University" and one day discovered that I not only had been happy for a good while, but that I was pretty good at passing my wisdom onto others - and it was changing their lives.
I am now in my 50s, happily married, live in a gorgeous rural English village, have great health, and make some of my income from my self help work online and some from psychiatric nursing.