Why do we settle?

Why is it that in life we just tend to settle for things around us? Rather it’s a job, a relationship, or a friendship a lot of time we find ourselves being ok with mediocrity. We do the things in our lives that we feel we are expected or supposed to do instead of truly following what is going to be best for you in the long run. To some people it’s going to a job that they aren’t happy with day in and day out. For other people is being in a dead relationship and just continuing on with it, or even trying to take things to the next step hoping things will “Improve”. I do believe though that at one point people truly sees that they are making the wrong moves, now how they decide to handle that truly defines who they are. There’s a saying that I absolutely love and try to follow daily now saying “Words can never adequately convey the incredible impact of our attitude towards life. The longer I live the more convinced I become that life is ten percent of what happens to us and ninety percent how we respond to it.” I too am guilty of doing these things. I settled into jobs & relationships that I wasn’t happy in because of the fact that it was what I was “USED” to or I felt that I was “supposed to do