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I made excuses for people, rationalized bad behavior, and put up with emotional and verbal abuse. I wanted to see the best in people, I thought I was being positive.
Jealousy doesn’t resonate in the mind as: “I am empty,” it projects as: “There’s something wrong with the way that person makes themselves full.”
You do not create your happiness, you remember your happiness. You let go of all the addictions and distractions that have kept you from it. If you want to heal your life you must, simply, get out of your own way, and let it self-correct.
“Everything is ecstasy, inside. We just don’t know it because of our thinking-minds.”
How can I not live a life true to me? How could I think that anything else is more important than loving and being loved? How could I not wake up everyday grateful for my life?
isn’t it funny that no matter how much you’ve hurt and how often it had cut you like a knife, you were still crying your heart out? As if it was the first time you let someone go, or the first time you felt like there’s no tomorrow.
Watts observes that people drown themselves in the sea of attachments and expectations, and forget that life is most precious in its present form.
I will help you find the pieces. I hope that we will help each other find our pieces. I hope that we are still all we have. I hope that we are it.
Affective empathy is also known as emotional empathy. It is the capacity to respond to another person’s emotional state.
You use vivid fantasies of alternative lives as an escape mechanism. They are often conducted while listening to music, and performing some kind of rocking motion. Common places include swings, train rides, cars, running or walking.
I wished I could tell her a truth that doesn’t exist. I wished I could say that getting your heart broken gets easier, that as you grow-up you stop feeling insecure or afraid.
Our “looking glass selves” are not our true selves, they are adaptations of our true selves which serve to make us seem more normalized.
Traditional Chinese medicine instructs that all human beings are sustained by Qi (Chi) or life force energy.
Self-control has more to do with programming your body to respond the way you want than it does trying to manipulate it to act against what it wants.
Simplicity isn’t easy.