Category Archives: Quotations

everything you need

The older I get, the more I appreciate the therapeutic value of working outside in our yard and reading a good book. Marcus Tullius Cicero said that “if you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need” … Continue reading

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perfectionism

“Understanding the difference between healthy striving and perfectionism is critical to laying down the shield and picking up your life. Research shows that perfectionism hampers success. In fact, it’s often the path to depression, anxiety, addiction, and life paralysis.” ― … Continue reading

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self-esteem: what are you worth?

“Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.” ― Iyanla Vanzant

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the importance of making peace with your past

“You can accept or reject the way you are treated by other people, but until you heal the wounds of your past, you will continue to bleed. You can bandage the bleeding with food, with alcohol, with drugs, with work, … Continue reading

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control your destiny: refine your thoughts

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why negative remarks stick

Have you ever noticed the peculiar tendency you have to let praise pass through you, but to feel crushed by criticism? A thousand positive remarks can slip by unnoticed, but one “you suck” can linger in your head for days. … Continue reading

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action

You can have many great ideas in your head, but what makes the difference is the action. Without action upon an idea, there will be no manifestation, no results, and no reward. Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide … Continue reading

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a practical guide to personal freedom

If someone is not treating you with love and respect, it is a gift if they walk away from you. If that person doesn’t walk away, you will surely endure many years of suffering with him or her. Walking away … Continue reading

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when you know better you do better

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finding inner peace

We don’t realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace. – Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love “Peace is the number one beautiful ornament you can wear, I really believe that. They … Continue reading

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