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Positive Thoughts
Every Moment is a New Beginning.
Let the light living in you guide your journey.
Interests: see the positive side of things, enjoy finding new avenues of inner growth, very compassionate and attentive (aware of) the needs of others.
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Like many other youngsters, I played Little League baseball. I was a pretty good fielder, but when it came to hitting, I was -- to put it bluntly -- pathetic. That's because I was afraid of getting hit by the ball. So, when the pitcher reared back to throw, I'd tend to back away from the plate. One day in my little league "career" stands... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Positive Thoughts
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How do we keep from living a life with regret? In the introduction to this book I mentioned a woman named Margaret who told me how she tried to live her life from the perspective of an old woman sitting in a rocking chair on the porch. She told me that whenever she had a decision to make she asked herself this question: "When I... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Positive Thoughts
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Live your life doing what feels right to you, not what someone else thinks you should do. It’s ok to listen to advice, but in the end, make the decision that feels best for you. Being a people pleaser is a very frustrating way to live. Get in the habit of pleasing yourself. You are responsible for your own happiness. Your feelings are important. "Our... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Positive Thoughts
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Ten things are necessary for happiness in this life, the first being a good digestion, and the other nine,--money; so at least it is said by our modern philosophers. Yet the author of "A Gentle Life" speaks more truly in saying that the Divine creation includes thousands of superfluous joys which are totally unnecessary to the bare support of life. He alone is the happy... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Positive Thoughts
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There was a little boy with a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he should hammer a nail in the fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence. But gradually, the number of daily nails dwindled down. He discovered it was easier to hold his temper... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Life isn't always easy, it's full of tough decisions and heartache, and things don't always work out the way we hoped. Life just doesn't come with guarantees and while it's true that sometimes, by avoiding taking a chance on people, we can avoid some heartache, we might also miss out on the BEST times of our life. Don't be afraid to love. “I learned the... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Remember your beauty when you're feeling low; your wholeness when you’re broken; you’re innocence when you feel guilty and your purpose when you are confused. For you are worth loving. You do not have to earn love. You are lovable because you exist. Rejoice in what you have, and know that fresh new experiences are always ahead. Just trust your life to be wonderful and... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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May your joys be as bright as the morning, and your sorrows merely be shadows that fade in the sunlight of love. May you have enough happiness to keep you sweet, Enough trials to keep you strong, Enough sorrow to keep you human, Enough hope to keep you happy, Enough failure to keep you humble, Enough success to keep you eager, Enough friends to give... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Many times when a person initiates a negative message or difficult attitude, they are trying to trigger a response from you. They are trying to take away your power and make it their own. When we react, we are actually giving them what they want. Stop the cycle of negative snowballing and sell them short on what they’re looking for. Don’t bother responding and keep... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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There are certain people who come into your life and leave a mark. Their place in your heart is tender; a bruise of longing, a pulse of unfinished business. Just hearing their names pushes and pulls at you in a hundred ways, and when you try to define those hundred ways, describe them even to yourself, words are useless. Sara Zarr Did you know that... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Don't you just love that feeling? You know, the one you get when you take a deep breath and suddenly everything feels like it’s going to be okay. When you feel as hopeless as can be and life is stressful but then there's these moments we have every now and then when we get this feeling and you get this rush and the world stops... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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When I was twenty-four years old, my eyes suddenly gave out. After reading three or four minutes, my eyes felt as if they were full of needles; and even when I was not reading, they were so sensitive that I could not face a window. I consulted the best oculists in New Haven and New York. Nothing seemed to help me. After four o'clock in... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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1. Focus on your potential instead of your limitations. 2. Determine to know the truth about yourself. 3. Distinguish between who you are and what you do. 4. Find something you like to do and do well, then do it over and over. 5. Replace self-criticism with regular, positive self-talk. 6. Replace fear of failure with clear pictures of yourself functioning successfully and happily. 7.... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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I have every reason in the world to be happy. I have one to a thousand reasons to feel good. Today, I count my blessings. I let the sun shine inside my heart and I see in its light the dazzling beauty that's within me. I see my strength, I see my compassion, I see my love, and I see my joy. I choose to... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Your Mother is always with you. She’s the whisper of the leaves as you walk down the street, she’s the smell of certain foods you remember, flowers you pick, the fragrance of life itself. She’s the cool hand on your brow when you’re not feeling well, she’s your breath in the air on a cold winter’s day. She is the sound of the rain that... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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I hope you know you’re not the only one who feels the way you feel. You are not the only one who struggles. You are not the only one with questions. You are not crazy. You deserve to be heard, to be known. You deserve love. You deserve a place that feels like home. You deserve some hands to hold. Hands to pull you past... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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A label is a mask life wears. We put labels on life all the time. "Right," "wrong," "success," "failure," "lucky," "unlucky," may be as limiting a way of seeing things as "diabetic," "epileptic," "manic-depressive," or even "invalid." Labeling sets up an expectation of life that is often so compelling we can no longer see things as they really are. This expectation often gives us a... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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When you truly love someone, that person becomes part of you, they become your life, your everything. They change you and they inspire you in so many different ways that are indescribable. How do you let go of someone who has made such an impact on your life? How do you let go of the only thing that that keeps you going, keeps you strong?... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Here's to the people who try their hardest to be good enough for someone; who spend hours reading random quotes to find the right one; who listen to the same song dozens of times because the lyrics mean a lot; who deserve so much more than they get and are willing to fight for it and those who wished upon a shooting star, wasted on... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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That weight you’ve placed upon your shoulders is going to crush you. Take it off. You don’t need to be perfect. You don’t need to have it all together. You don’t need to please everyone. You don’t need to be anything or anyone other than who you are. You are more than good enough. Who you are is beautiful. Who you are is loved. Who... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Love yourself into health and a good life of your own. Love yourself into relationships that work for you and the other person. Love yourself into peace, happiness, joy, success, and contentment. Love yourself into all that you always wanted. We can stop treating ourselves the way others treated us, if they behaved in a less than healthy, desirable way. If we have learned to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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It has been said that the one thing that can limit the expression of your happiness and the fulfillment of your sincere desires is your own non-application of the laws of life and the power of infinite mind in your life. Priceless pearls of happiness are before you NOW to claim as yours. Let's take a look at ten of them from the book Helping... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen. - Dr. Elizabeth KublerRoss "I won't force myself... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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There are certain people who aren’t meant to fit into your life. But no relationship is ever a waste of time. If it doesn’t bring you what you want, it teaches you what you DON’T want. We rarely lose friends, we just gradually figure out who our real ones are. Never force someone to make a space in their life for you, because if they... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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1. Look at life as a journey and enjoy the ride. Get the most out of the detours and realize they're sometimes necessary. 2. Do your best, but if what you're doing has caused you discouragement, try a different approach. Be passionate about the process, but don't be so attached to the outcome. 3. Wish the best for everyone, with no personal strings attached. Applaud... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2016 at Positive Thoughts