Always do the LOVING thing
When confusion and doubt creeps in, and you’re not sure what action to take, do the loving thing. When life knocks you down – over and over again – and you feel like there’s nothing left for you to do, do the loving thing. No matter what comes your way, do the loving thing. Plant the seeds of love, and in time, you will reap a great harvest.
4 Great Ways to Give Up Complaining and Boost Your Positivity
If you took one-tenth the energy you put into complaining and applied it to solving the problem, you’d be surprised by how well things can work out . . . Complaining does not work as a strategy. We all have finite time and energy. Any time we spend whining is unlikely to help us achieve our goals. And it won’t make us happier. ~ Randy Pausch
39 Things We Don’t Pay Enough Attention to, but We Should
If there is one thing the world is really good at, that is distracting us from the things that are truly valuable and essential in life. The world keeps you occupied, but never truly satisfied; always striving, but never arriving – to an actual fulfilling and loving place. And when you’re always busy with doing more and wanting more – of the things you don’t really need, but can’t get enough of – chances are that you will have little, to no energy left to pay attention to what’s really...
5 Ways to Uncover the Power in Your Shadow
If just two words could summarize the guiding principle of my entire childhood, they would be: “Be sweet!” It was the message I heard every day being dropped off at kindergarten. They were the words that followed me as I walked out the door to go hang out with friends. Apparently I couldn’t be trusted to listen to my own instincts when it came to interpersonal matters. Being sweet was the only option on the table.
If you do not know how to bend, you do not know how to be strong.
If you do not know how to bend, you do not know how to be strong. For just as a palm tree who yields in the midst of hurricane winds is not broken, so too a person who knows how to humble herself and yield before the majestic powers of all life will not be broken.
To seek to always be right - even at the risk of hurting another...
To think highly of yourself; to force your beliefs upon others by thinking that your way is the one and only right way; to put others down so that you can feel superior to them; to seek to always be right - even at the risk of hurting another - these are all clear signs of sickness.
6 Things You Should Forgive Yourself For
Forgive yourself for the mistakes of the past and all the things you think you have done wrong. That was the best you knew how to do at that moment. Now that you know better, you can do better.
25 Shocking Lessons on Narcissism from Dr. Ramani Durvasul
“Relationships with narcissists are held in place by hope of a “someday better,” with little evidence to support it will ever arrive.” ~ Dr. Ramani Durvasul
The Painful Truth About Narcissistic Relationships
“Narcissism is about dominance, power and control… To the narcissistic person the only point of reference is theirs… ‘How dare you go succeed and be happy? I’m going to wreck this for you’… In a healthy relationship both partners support the success of the other.” ~ Dr Ramani
They Will Call You Crazy. But So What?
“They will call you “crazy” because you are, because you were born with the gift of seeing things in a different way. And that scares them. They’ll call you “intense” because you are, because you were born with well-worn value to allow you to feel everything fully. And it intimidates them. They will call you selfish because that’s how you are, because you found out you’re the thing more important than your life. And that doesn’t suit them..."
9 Important Things Everyone Should Have on Their Daily To Do List
It’s not the to do list that counts, but rather the energy and intention behind the doing of the things. And whether they bring you peace or they drain you; whether they leave you feeling fulfilled, or simply occupied but never truly satisfied.
Apply Within: On Having the Courage to Look Within
”You once told me You wanted to find Yourself in the world – And I told you to First apply within, To discover the world within you. You once told me You wanted to save The world from all its wars – And I told you to First save yourself From the world, And all the wars You put yourself Through.” Suzy Kassem