Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up.
You either walk inside your story and own it or you stand outside your story and hustle for your worthiness.
If you’re not in the arena also getting your ass kicked, I’m not interested in your feedback.
Today’s post is a contribution from my friend Souad Tello, who is a Syrian refugee…
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
If you give a person too much too soon, they’ll fall in love with your hand, and not your heart.
Ships don’t sink because of the water around them. Ships sink because of the water that gets inside them. Moral of the story, don’t let what is happening around you get inside you and weigh you down.
Watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Watch your words, for they become your actions. Watch your actions, for they become your habits. Watch your habits, for they become your character. What your chatacter for it becomes your destiny.
Imagine you are walking in the woods and you see a small dog sitting by a tree. As you approach it, it suddenly lunges at you, teeth bared. You are frightened and angry. But then you notice one of its legs is caught in a trap. Immediately your mood shifts from anger to concern: You see that the dog’s aggression is coming from a place of vulnerability and pain. Rjis applies to all of us. When we behave in hurtful ways, it is because we are caught in some kind of trap. The more we look through the eyes of wisdom at ourselves and one another, the more we cultivate a compassionate heart.
Everyone smiles in the same language.
Readers are the lifeblood of every blog, and this one is no exception. In this…
Everything is created twice, first in the mind and then in reality.
We possess the keys to the prisons that hold us captive.
Recall a few of the most beautiful experiences of your life. Maybe your wedding day…
The vision of this blog is to be a collaborative space where people can share…
Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
Often what we need to move forward in life isn’t a new or complex discovery,…
The hard work that no one wants to do yields the results that everyone wants to see.
A person who feels appreciated, will always do more than is expected.
Be your own best friend.
Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck. Dalai…
If you get tired, learn to rest, not quit.
We have the ability to make easy things seem impossible. Stop losing the mind game against yourself.
If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment.
Most of us don’t think twice about the position we assume before falling asleep. And…
When we are conscious, we have choice. When we are unconscious, we have habit. Nicole…
Money is numbers and numbers never end. If you measure your worth by how much…
Routines trump intentions. A lot of us have good intentions in areas like work, relationships, and health, but routines are what dictate whether they will ever materialize.
Every battle is won before it is fought.
It’s not what you gather but what you scatter that tells you what kind of life you’ve lived.
I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer.
Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.
Once upon a time, there was an old farmer who had worked his crops for…
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.
Fighting reality only creates suffering. While pain is inevitable in life, suffering is optional. And suffering is what happens when we refuse to accept the pain in our lives.
Our pleasures are shallow, our sorrows are deep.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
If it costs you your peace, it’s too expensive.
The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Connection is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. It is the lifeblood…
He suffers more than necessary, who suffers before it is necessary.
You act like mortals in all that you fear, and like immortals in all that you desire.
They lose the day in expectation of the night, and the night in fear of the dawn.
As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.
Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.
All cruelty springs from weakness.
True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so, wants nothing.
The more pain you embrace, the less you experience.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.
You are only as free as your darkest secret.
Your mind is the most powerful tool you have to change your life.
The small things in life are the big things. Make all the small, seemingly insignificant changes you can think of and watch your life radically change.
The most important conversation you will ever have is the conversation you have with yourself.
When there is no enemy within, the enemy outside can do you no harm.
Amor vincit omnia et nos cedamus amori. Love conquers all, therefore let us yield ourselves to love.