“Don’t tell me what they said about me, tell me why they were so comfortable to say it around you.” This sounds a little confrontational or accusatory to me. Just a little, maybe. However, I wondered how I might react to this question and how some of my trusted fiends might react if I asked … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #2: Bloody Gossip!
“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.
“Stress is not what happens to us. It’s our response to what happens. And response is something we can choose.” By Maureen Killoran Part of me really disposes the first part of this quote. I think it’s a party of the child in me that wants to blame the world for my ills and poor … Continue reading Tuesday’s Triumphs #2: Stress, I see you now…
“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
“Action is the high road to self-confidence and self-esteem.” By Bruce Lee On the first hand, I see how action eliminates the opportunity for overthinking and negative contemplation. Doing something changes our minds. I can’t remember where I read it, but it appears we actually cannot multi-task. It is physically impossible for our brains to … Continue reading Sunday’s Speculations #2: Taking the high road
“Ego says, ‘Once everything falls into place, I’ll find peace.’ Spirit says, ‘Find peace, and then everything will fall into place.’” By Marianne Williamson Oh, boy does this one ever hit home. I think of my daydreaming about winning the lottery: in so many ways I am telling myself that once I win, everything will … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #1: Ego & Spirit… can’t we just get along?
“life is so much simpler when you stop explaining yourself and just do what works for you” By Unknown This is a funny one for me, well funny in the sense that it’s peculiar within a certain context. I’ve been beating my head against a wall with a particular client lately, wondering why it’s so … Continue reading Friday’s Frequencies #1: Cheers to a simpler life!
“You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it.” By Dr. Robert Anthony Ok, I did scream a little in my head on this one and I still hear a desperate “WHAT?!?” Ringing in there. How the hell do I give up the belief … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #1: Whatever you think, you are always right!
“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?
“It’s not what you are that’s holding you back, it’s what you think you are. By Unknown Wow! I’m not sure if I am truly accepting that I am holding back all my success. Part of me accepts it fully, but it feels off somehow. It feels like I’m putting g myself down, instead of … Continue reading Tuesday’s Triumphs #1: Why Self-Perception might be killing you.