We all tear ourselves down more than anyone else would be able to. Those negative thoughts that we are at battle with are in everyone’s head. Isn’t it kinder to build up someone’s self-esteem rather than tearing it down? When we are tearing down someone with our words, aren’t we really trying to make ourselves look better? The irony is that we are perceived to be better if we only speak positive words about others. We will feel better about ourselves as well. When speaking to people or about people, it is best to use uplifting words rather than words that would hurt. Let us start uplifting others, rather than tear them down.
Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. ~Anthony J. D’Angelo, The College Blue Book
Don’t let others dictate how you feel. Bring your positive attitude….and let it SHINE! Others may catch it from you! 😉
“You validate people’s lives by your attention.” -Unknown
The cheapest gift to give…but often the most overlooked.
“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” -G.K. Chesterton
“If you let go a little, you will have a little peace. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace.” Ajahn Chah
Holding onto anger or negative thoughts is only hurting yourself. Most likely the person(s) you are angry at are not even aware you are angry. It does not affect them one way or the other. Anger is negative…so if you hold onto it….you are holding onto negative. Negative attracts negative.
“There are only two things you can control in life….how you act and how you re-act….so let the rest go” (Me)
A lesson in life, for most of us, is to learn that if we are not in control of the outcome, we need to let go of the stress/worry it causes us.
You are what you are today, because of the choices you made before.
Never regret your life or choices you have made….you can’t go back and change them and IF you could you would be a different person today.
“Happiness is unrepentant pleasure.” (Socrates)
“You can tell more about a person by what he/she says about others than you can by what others say about him/her” (unknown)
A person’s true personality comes out by what he/she says about others as well as how he/she treats others. If you are dating this ‘wonderful’ person yet all they can do is talk negative about someone or be rude to the people he/she interacts with…then he/she is not so ‘wonderful’. He/she will soon be treating you the same way.
“In the end, it’s not going to matter how many breaths you took, but how many moments took your breath away.” (shing xiong)
For me, this means that life is meant to be lived to the fullest because you are not going to remember everything…you will remember those things that touched your heart the most. People will remember you by how you touched their heart.