“Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.” By Socrates I’ve come across this one quite a bit in the last few years and it felt hard to apply in real life. However, it was when I looked back throughout my life at past friendships and acquaintances that I realized the … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #5: Ideas are Best!
“I have been broken. I have known hardship and I have lost myself. But here I stand, still moving forward and growing stronger each day. I will never forget the harsh lessons in my life. They made me stronger.” From QuotesJournal I think you must make a choice to believe this at face value. It … Continue reading Friday’s Frequencies #5: What makes you stronger…
“All negativity is caused by an accumulation of psychological time and denial of the present. Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry - all forms of fear - are caused by too much future, and not enough presence. Guilt, regret, resentment, grievances, sadness, bitterness, and all forms of non-forgiveness are caused by too much past, and not … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #5: Unease, Stress, & Worry, Oh, My!!!
“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!
“You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens. By http://www.awakening-intuition.com Ahhh… the ultimate learner’s creed! It also is a sentiment that comes from all the happiness gurus, positivity mindset coaches, and many business leaders. Take action first is the key component for me here. … Continue reading Tuesday’s Triumphs #5: Ok, so that happened…
“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…
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” By Theodore. Roosevelt Wow! It seems like I’m brought back to the power of now (also an amazing book by Eckhart Tolle) in everything we undertake. This statement is self-evident and absolute, when you choose to live in the now. Right now, you can … Continue reading Sunday’s Speculations #5: How to do it right now
“Stress is caused by being here, but wanting to be there.” By Eckhart Tolle I have a real love-hate relationship with Eckhart Tolle! He has a viciously annoying skill for stating the truth to me, especially when I don’t want to hear it! Maybe he should have put this quote on the cover of The … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #4: Is that stress over there?
“Depression is your mind telling you it’s tired of being the character you’re trying to play.” By Jim Carrey The key word here if “trying”. You have to learn how to always be authentically you. This is so important that all the time and energy you put into being someone else will always repeat failures … Continue reading Friday’s Frequencies #4: I’m tired of being ‘Not me’!
“Nothing can bring you peace, but yourself.” By Ralph Waldo Emerson This seems to come back to the idea that we must first be happy, grateful, at peace, etc… before the experiences of life make us so. Having peace inside isn’t so much a shield against pain, as it is a lens through which to … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #4: You are Peace