“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” By Rumi I’m sure there’s more to this quote, but I chose not to look for it. I feel the rest would be telling us to surpass our barriers. I … Continue reading Monday’s Meanings #10: Seek what’s stopping you
“Life is like an elevator: on your way up, sometimes, you have to stop and let some people off.” By unknown I feel like I’ve had conversations with family and friends on this concept all my life. The emotional counterparts for this are: “never burn your bridges”, “remember the people who helped you on your … Continue reading Monday’s Meanings #9: Excuse me, are you getting off here?
“The space in which we live should be for the person we are becoming now, not the person we were in the past.” By Marie Kondo I look around my office space as I reread this quote and realize the clutter is holding me back. I have stacks of unsorted bills and receipts, old comic … Continue reading Monday’s Meanings #8: We are where we live
“Don’t Be The Same -> Be Better” By unknown I was recently having a great conversation with a friend about self-awareness and the strength required in being an artist. We embarked on looking at the challenges of being vulnerable and putting yourself out there. My friend was expressing answers to many questions that indicated just … Continue reading Monday’s Meanings #7: Always be better than yesterday
“Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn’t shift based on insignificant actions of someone else. Don’t allow others to control the direction of your life. Don’t allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.” By Morgan Freeman (maybe) Wow, there’s so much being said here! First … Continue reading Monday’s Meanings #6: How to be strong
“No matter what you do, someone will always talk about you. Someone will always question your judgement. Someone will always doubt you. So, just smile and make the choices you can live with.” By http://www.awakening-intuition.com There is such peace of mind in totally accepting the inevitable. Accepting that others will disagree with me isn’t the hardest … Continue reading Monday’s Meanings #5: Meh! You can think what you want…
“You are alone enough. You have nothing to prove to anyone.” By Maya Angelou Bloody hell! I may have been reading this one wrong. Or maybe not. It might be telling me that due to the fact that I am alone very often, I have no one else to report to, no one else to … Continue reading Monday’s Meanings #4: Being Enough is Great!
“No regrets in life. Just lessons learned.” By Unknown You’ve gotta copy this one out and post it all over you home, office, etc… It’s the essential way to look at failures and regrets. The active part of this is that you must reflect on what you learn in your life experiences, instead of bemoan … Continue reading Monday’s Meanings #3: It’s all in how you see it
“The greatest fear in the world is of the opinions of others. And the moment you are unafraid of the crowd you are no longer a sheep, you become a lion. A great roar arises in your heart, the roar of freedom.” By Osho I really hate to admit it, but I think this may … Continue reading Monday’s Meanings #2: Being Unafraid In a Scary Mind
“Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth” By Unknown I take this to mean that we only do ourselves a disservice by relying on the judgement of others to define our self-worth. I’ve done this my whole life and it’s a terribly tenacious habit to break. It shows up in … Continue reading Monday’s Meanings #1: Internalizing Self-Worth