Friday, December 27, 2013

Just Noise


You are NOT your thoughts.
You are simply how you respond to them.

If one attempts to sit still and have "no thoughts" one will soon discover it is quite impossible. We all have thoughts all of the time. In fact, we cannot even escape them when we sleep as they will soon enter our dream-state. We cannot control our thoughts and the thoughts themselves are not us. If one is angry and one has a thought of killing another person does this make him a murderer? If one has a sexual thought towards another does this make him a rapist, adulterer or a fornicator? One is how they respond to their thoughts. The key is to notice any thought and then to choose how one will respond to it. One can feel angry and not BE angry. One can become aware of thoughts of vengeance, but choose to be compassionate.
We must make peace with our "shadow" thoughts, our dark side.

Monday, December 16, 2013

The Idea


A psychology study (Nickerson et al.) conducted in 2003 is suggests that seeking materialistic desires do not usually equate to one's contentment.
  The study examined the attitudes of 12,000 college freshmen when they were eighteen, and then measured their life-satisfaction at age 37.  Those who had expressed heightened materialistic aspirations as freshmen – always wanting something they did not have – were far less satisfied with their lives two decades later.

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Just Beautiful.



When you follow your heart and intention, I guarantee someone will try to discredit you for it.
 When you finally find something that makes you content, not everyone will be happy for you. When you show unwavering kindness to others, some people will question your motives. When you are honest to the core, some folks will attempt to use your honesty against you. and possibly see it as weakness. When you look for the best in everyone you meet, a few of them will take advantage of it.
Don’t let any of these people stop you from doing these things. 

These people don’t matter.
In the end, what does matter is how you feel about yourself and the life you lead and have led. 

Wednesday, December 11, 2013


Toxic People

If you know someone who insists on destructively dictating the emotional atmosphere, then be clear: they are toxic.  If you are suffering because of their attitude, and your compassion, patience, advice, and general attentiveness does not seem to help them, and they don’t seem to care one bit, then ask yourself, “Do I need this person in my life?”
When you delete toxic people from your environment it becomes a lot easier to breathe.  If the circumstances warrant it, leave these people behind and move on when you must.  Seriously, be strong and know when enough is enough!  Letting go of toxic people does not mean you hate them, or that you wish them harm; it simply means you care about your own well-being.
A healthy relationship is reciprocal; it should be give and take, but not in the sense that you’re always giving and they’re always taking.  


In a recent survey, 35 percent of participants felt better about their jobs and were more productive at work after taking a vacation. It makes perfect sense, really. But according to the same survey, the average American uses just 14 of their 18 allotted days.
 Compare these numbers to the Europeans: German, Spanish and French citizens receive 30 vacation days each year, and only the Germans leave any of it on the table. 

Monday, December 9, 2013



Life is about finding a balance between what we can and cannot control.  
You must learn to live comfortably between effort and surrender.  
Life does not owe you anything; it has already given you everything you need. 
 Freedom is not overcoming what you think stands in your way; it is understanding that what is in your way is part of the way.


Friday, December 6, 2013



Don’t sell yourself short. 
 Don’t save face and then lose yourself in the process.  
Doing so does not serve the world nor yourself. 
 There is nothing helpful about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you.  
 Shine in a way only YOU can. 
 And as you let your light shine bright, you subconsciously give others permission to do the same.  
As you are liberated from your own fear of standing out, your presence automatically liberates those around you too.

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Thursday, December 5, 2013



 Your body and mind need to shut down every now and then to recuperate. 
 It’s simple: slow down, breathe and get more sleep. 
 Results = work + rest.


Monday, December 2, 2013



  1. Giving up does not always mean you’re weak.
  2.  Sometimes it simply means you are strong enough and wise enough to let go and grow.

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