“I want to live simply. I want to sit by the window when it rains and read books I’ll never be tested on. I want to paint because I want to, not because I’ve got something to prove. I want to listen to my body, fall asleep when the moon is high and wake up … Continue reading Wednesday’s Wisdoms #10: Simply Right On!!!
“You don’t attract wellbeing. It’s continuously flowing. You are either letting it in or resisting.” By Abraham-Hicks Ok, I accept this, and it feels right. The question remains, why am I resisting it? I’ve been swimming in and out of pools of wellbeing, and the opposite, un-wellbeing for many, many years. I can accept that … Continue reading Wednesday’s Wisdoms #9: Wellbeing all around
“It is hard to imagine a more stupid and dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.” By Thomas Sowell Go ahead, let your imagination run with this one. When it comes to making decisions about what you want in life, … Continue reading Wednesday’s Wisdoms #8: Don’t Let Others Think For You
“Be careful what you tolerate. You are teaching people how to treat you.” By unknown This is a hard one for me to fully incorporate into my life. I logically get it. I am emotionally tortured by memories that prove the times I wasn’t careful about what I tolerated. And I have plenty of doubt … Continue reading Wednesday’s Wisdoms #7: What are you asking for?
“I define power by having the confidence to make your own decisions and not be swayed by other people.” By Adele I really think that everyone has the power to make their own decisions, it’s the second part that may be more tricky for most people. Anyone can make a decision; Sticking to your decisions … Continue reading Wednesday’s Wisdoms #6: Confidence and Decisions
“You’re always one decision away from a totally different life.” By unknown Only the word “totally” in this statement raises any debate from me. I have always believed that any and every decision we make moves us forward and therefore changes our life once we make it and/or act on it. One of the directives … Continue reading Wednesday’s Wisdoms #5: One down, next!
“A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thought, so he loses touch with reality and lives in a world of illusions.” By Alan Watts Hmmmm… right! I need to read, watch, listen, experience new things all the time to keep up my energy. Spending too much time in my … Continue reading Wednesday’s Wisdoms #4: Choose Your Battles… With Yourself
“8 Things to remember when going through tough times: 1. Everything can - and will - change. 2. You’ve overcome challenges before. 3. It’s a learning experience. 4. Not getting what you want can be a blessing. 5. Allow yourself to have some fun. 6. Being kind to yourself is the best medicine. 7. Other … Continue reading Wednesday’s Wisdoms #3: Tough times are meant to be gone through.
“Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles. It takes away today’s peace.” From tinybuddha.com The pure logic of this quote is unmistakable. It takes no time at all to think up & feel scenarios where worrying just feels bad. If worry feels bad, it must be a bad thing. Yes, I need to acknowledge the … Continue reading Wednesday’s Wisdoms #2: Maybe I’ll worry some other time, but I’m not worried about when.
“If something is wrong, fix it. But train yourself not to worry, worry fixes nothing.” By E. Hemingway I felt compelled to print this one out and put it up in front of me in my office. I’ve been having an on and off debate with myself on this concept of worrying versus thinking. I … Continue reading Wednesday’s Wisdoms #1: Why worry?