Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack, a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in.
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.
A pearl is a beautiful thing that is produced by an injured life. It is the tear [that results] from the injury of the oyster. The treasure of our being in this world is also produced by an injured life. If we had not been wounded, if we had not been injured, then we will not produce the pearl
The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.
Once you choose hope, anything is possible.
There are far, far better things ahead than anything we leave behind.
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.
A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person."
Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light."
Joyce Meyer, Power Thoughts: 12 Strategies To Win the Battle of the Mind "Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.
Getting better from depression demands a lifelong commitment. I've made that commitment for my life's sake and for the sake of those who love me."