We can not depend on others to give us the road-map to our inner-world. If we don't discover these answers for ourselves we will not EARN wisdom. There is no short-cut to self-actualization, but the ego-driven person can simulate the experience. This perennial trap keeps individuals in a one-season world in which nothing grows or dies but just exist in a state of fragile vanity.
To embrace life is to learn the principle of complimenting elements, the Yoga of Life. The marriage of opposites in the natural world clues into a deeper wisdom that is self-evident. Everything in this natural world exist for a purpose, and we need to discover what that means to the Self.