The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.
“Those who truly love us do not care what others think of us at all. Instead, they will defend us from the depredations of approval, and fight for our obligation to be our truest selves.”
“What we have and what is really ours is what is left after we have lost everything outside.”
*astrologyclub.org attributes this quote to psychologist C.G. Jung, but I was unable to find a source to verify their claim.
“[How is it possible] to think highly of people who repeatedly deny their own needs as a means of buying approval?”
—Looking Out, Looking in by Ronald B. Adler and Russell F. Proctor II
“The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, [and] the present worse than it is …”
“Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance. Three things will last forever – faith, hope, and love – and the greatest of these is love.”
–1 Cor. 13.4-7, 13
R.I.P. Dianne L. Anderson (August 17th, 1939 — March 11th, 2015)
“Apathy is the most insidious of evil.”
“Health is an inner resiliency that allows you to meet the demands of life. Being in a state of health helps you thrive in the face of environmental, physical, emotional, and mental stress.”
–Acupuncture Media Works
By Austin B. Hahn
Health is more than just being physically fit, eating a balanced diet, and getting seven to eight hours of sleep. It’s maintaining an inner peace that enables us to deal with crisis.
“Our thoughts affect our ability to make recognizable achievements in the world at large.”