It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack
Emotional pain cannot kill you, but running from it can. Allow. Embrace. Let yourself feel. Let yourself heal
Narcissistic love is riding on the rollercoaster of disaster filled with a heart full of tears
Only when we face the impossible, and experience the unbearable, do we find out who we truly are
Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
It’s one thing if a person owns up to their behavior and makes an effort to change. But if a person disregards your feelings, ignores your boundaries, and continues to treat you in a harmful way, they need to go
Of course everyone has those moments of frustration now and then, when you say, ‘I wish I could play well already – or just stop.’ But it’s too much trouble to stop just for a moment of frustration. It is when you keep going that you make the most progress
There are far, far better things ahead than anything we leave behind.
The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives – the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself
Anxiety was born in the very same moment as mankind. And since we will never be able to master it, we will have to learn to live with it—just as we have learned to live with storms.
On a good day, when you have a clear plan, you are able to execute whatever you wanted.
Everyone has the ability to increase resilience to stress. It requires hard work and dedication, but over time, you can equip yourself to handle whatever life throws your way without adverse effects on your health. Training your brain to manage stress won’t just affect the quality of your life, but perhaps even the length of it.
None of us know what will happen. Don’t spend time worrying about it. Make the most beautiful thing you can. Try to do that every day. That’s it
Life is short. Don’t waste it with negative people who don’t appreciate you. Keep them in your heart but keep them out of your life
Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.
Letting ourselves be forgiven is one of the most difficult healings we will undertake. And one of the most fritful
We must understand that sadness is an ocean, and sometimes we drown, while other days we are forced to swim
Any day above ground is a good day. Before you complain about anything, be thankful for your life and the things that are still going well
If you so choose, every mistake can lead to greater understanding and effectiveness. If you so choose, every frustration can help you to be more patient and more persistent
I am grateful for being alive today. It is my joy and pleasure to live another wonderful day
Ultimately, there can be no complete healing until we have restored our primal trust in life
Until you let go of all the toxic people in your life you will never be able to grow into your fullest potential. Let them go so you can grow
A lot of good days… makes a great life! Each day is important. Plan and execute it meticulously
Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light."
Do not give way to useless alarm; though it is right to be prepared for the worst, there is no occasion to look on it as certain.
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope
The highest form of knowledge is empathy
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be
Smile, breathe, and go slowly.
Letting go of toxic people in your life is a big step in loving yourself
Relationships with narcissists are held in place by the hope of a ‘someday better,’ with little evidence to support it will ever arrive
It’s OKAY to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.
A broken wing simply means, you have to find another way to fly. Have a wonderful day people
Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you’ve lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that’s good
I do believe that if you haven’t learned about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness
The human heart has a way of making itself large again even after it’s been broken into a million pieces
It’s awfully hard to be happy when you feel you’re not worthy enough for those feelings. You’ve been knocked down so many times happiness to you is an unnatural state of mind. Lose the fake smile, get up and get rid of the toxic reasons you’re unhappy, no matter, who, or what’s standing in your way. Time to get real!
Every day you must unlearn the ways that hold you back. You must rid yourself of negativity, so you can learn to fly
Have great hopes and dare to go all out for them. Have great dreams and dare to live them. Have tremendous expectations and believe in them.
Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive
Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment
You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
To heal is to touch with love that which we previously touched with fear.
Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day
The word “frustration” is defined as the unfortunate tendency of lessening one’s destiny. Rise up and take all frustrations away! Stop squeezing your dreams into a small size… You were not created to settle for less
All successful people learn that success is buried on the other side of frustration
Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock
Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us
Empathy is an important and valuable skill to have in many aspects in life. Not only does it contribute to strong bonds and general trust, but it allows us to gain insight of the emotions and thoughts of other people. In a sense, it offers you a chance to experience life the way someone else does
Your destiny is bound with the destinies of others. You must either learn to carry the Universe or be crushed by it. You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors
Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us
Keeping bad company is like being in a germ-infested area. You never know what you’ll catch
We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain
Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy
Life is not an easy matter. You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.
Success is not built on success. It’s built on failure. It’s built on frustration. Sometimes it’s built on catastrophe
There is no normal life that is free of pain. It’s the very wrestling with our problems that can be the impetus for our growth
There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have the feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well
The way sadness works is one of the strange riddles of the world. If you are stricken with a great sadness, you may feel as if you have been set aflame, not only because of the enormous pain but also because your sadness may spread over your life, like smoke from an enormous fire
Things never go the way you expect them to. That’s both the joy and frustration in life. I’m finding as I get older that I don’t mind, though. It’s the surprises that tickle me the most, the things you don’t see coming
It has been said that time heals all wounds. The truth is that time does not heal anything. It merely passes. It is what we do during the passing of time that helps or hinders the healing process
If someone thinks you’re being dramatic or selfish, then they obviously haven’t walked a mile in your shoes. It’s not important for you to explain yourself. You get a pass here. Don’t let anyone else try to saddle you with guilt or shame. If you need your space, take it
Healing requires from us to stop struggling, but to enjoy life more and endure it less
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too can become great
Realize that if you have time to whine and complain about something, then you have the time to do something about it
Letting go of toxic people in your life is a big step in loving yourself
Every day is a good day to be alive, whether the sun’s shining or not
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all
If you hold on to hurt and anger with a narcissist, the children will have no normal parent. The narcissistic parent will use them as puppets, lovebomb and abandon them. You are their only hope
It’s crazy, how similar we are. Here are both of us, working through our stuff, trying to make something positive out of something really bad
Since narcissists deep down feel themselves to be faultless, it is inevitable that when they are in conflict with the world they will invariably perceive the conflict as the world’s fault
At the end of the day, tell yourself gently: ‘I love you, you did the best you could today, and even if you didn’t accomplish all you had planned, I love you anyway.
People need trouble – a little frustration to sharpen the spirit on, toughen it.
people inspire you, or they drain you. Pick them wisely
It is really wonderful how much resilience there is in human nature. Let any obstructing cause, no matter what, be removed in any way, even by death, and we fly back to first principles of hope and enjoyment
Trust yourself. You’ve survived a lot, and you’ll survive whatever is coming.
I think a day in your life on which nothing bad happens may be a wonderful day, but it probably isn’t going to be the basis of a story
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.
I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustrations were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature-the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter
There is no reconciliation until you recognize the dignity of the other until you see their view—you have to enter into the pain of the people. You’ve got to feel their need
Frustration is the fuel that can lead to the development of an innovative and useful idea
Today is your day, your mountain is waiting. So get on your way
When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight
A day is a day. It’s just a measurement of time. Whether it’s a good day or a bad day is up to you. It’s all a matter of perception
Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion
Don’t cry when the sun is gone because the tears won’t let you see the stars
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in one drop.
The action carries a sense of incompleteness and frustration, but not of guilt. Victorious living does not mean perfect living in the sense of living without flaw, but it does mean adequate living, and that can be consistent with many mistakes