The same as how in trying to avoid pain, you avoid pleasure, because you can’t just pick and choose what you want to feel. You’re either in or out.
It assumes like-mindedness.
So, you are like me and have made all of your life choices based on the word “should,” take the time to daily start making choices solely on your discretion. It is never too late to pursue our happiness.
Oh how we long to be known, yet are suffocated by the labels that negate us. So is the process of freedom for each other, the bravery required to remove the title and rest our need to be seen.
Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.
The first thing you notice is how green his eyes are. The second is that you’ve seen him before, and you’ve had the same thought, and your heart skipped a beat last time, too. Old habits.
Start listening more and talking less. You’ll learn more about yourself and be more conscious of your thought patterns.
A person with generalized anxiety gets tricked into trying to figure out where the danger in the “what if” thoughts comes from, rather than just letting them come and go.
I’ve recently grown fascinated with the idea that life is meant to be lived free from attachments: to people, to things, to states of being.
It’s holding things in that will hurt you most.
Any idiot can enjoy the positive things in their lives, but it is only a few that can take the negative and find something even more profound.
Social media has inspired a cultural shift in communication – one that stretches far beyond how we connect as individuals. Now, it’s about how we communicate with the world at large, and more importantly, with ourselves.
There will forever be a slight pause when I’m talking with someone new and they ask me about where my mom lives, or what my plans are for Mother’s Day. That pause is me mentally deciding how I want to respond.
To desire fulfillment is to not have fulfillment, happiness is not something you seek, but that which you become.
When you imagine the function of departments within organizations or universities, you imagine separate aspects serving the same whole. The same applies to the human brain – if you can dissect your mind into parts, it will function better.