“Think about any attachments that are depleting your emotional reserves. Consider letting them go.” – Oprah Winfrey

Nothing is worth holding on to, if all it ever brings us is misery.

“In about the same degree as you are helpful, you will be happy.” – Karl Reiland

The more helpful and giving we are to others, the more happy we tend to be in our own lives.

“No one else can speak the words on your lips. Drench yourself in words unspoken. Live your life with arms wide open. Today is where your book begins. The rest is still unwritten.” – Natasha Bedingfield

We have the power to change our life story.

“I am available to more good than I have ever experienced, imagined, or realized before in my life.” – Michael Beckwith

All of the Beauty, Wonder, and Joy in the world is constantly available to us.

Never Give Up on Your Dreams!

September 26, 2012

The early works of Dr. Seuss were rejected by nearly two dozen publishers. After being accepted on his 24th try, his books sold millions and enriched the lives of children across the world! Never give up on your dreams!

“One problem with gazing too frequently into the past is that we may turn around to find the future has run out on us.” – Michael Cibenko

By living in the past, we are not actively present in the moment that is now and that leaves us with no room to create our future.

“Enlightenment is ego’s ultimate disappointment.” – Chögyam Trungpa

The more enlightened we are the less we think of our own feelings and the more we think of others.

“Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.” – Marilyn Vos Savant

We are always in the process of Achieving, unless we give up and stop trying.

“Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.” – Napoleaon Hill

It is the seeds of desire that once planted, transcend all other forces to achievement.

“When ‘I’ is replaced with ‘WE’, even ‘ILLNESS’ becomes ‘WELLNESS'” – Unknown

When we are giving, we can take anything and make it better.

“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.” – Buddha

By ridding ourselves of negativity and focusing on the love that we are, we can transform our lives into a joyous celebration.

“If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished?” – Rumi

We can welcome all that life offers to us as a source of refining who we are and what we become!

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” – Rumi

When we are truly connected to what we are doing, there is magic, there is beauty, and there is a divine joy!

“A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person.” – Dave Barry

Being a nice person isn’t about being nice to some people, but rather about being nice to all people we encounter.

“Don’t spend your precious time asking “Why isn’t the world a better place?” It will only be time wasted. The question to ask is “How can I make it better?” To that there is an answer.” – Leo Buscaglia

We have the power to change our world and make it better. That is where our focus needs to be, less on the problem and more on solving the problem.

“Load the ship and set out. No one knows for certain, whether the vessel will sink or reach the harbor. Cautious people say, “I’ll do nothing until I can be sure”. Merchants know better. If you do nothing, you lose. Don’t be one of those merchants who wont risk the ocean.” – Rumi

If we don’t take any chances in life, than we can expect very little to happen for us!

“You cannot control the results, only your actions.” – Allan Lokos

We only have control over our own thoughts and actions, We cannot control the exact outcome of those thoughts and actions.

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” – Leo Buscaglia

Any act of love or kindness, no matter how small, has the ability to transform people.

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

The true measure of our Lives is not about what we acquire in possessions. It is about what we acquire through giving love and kindness to others.

“At the center of your being you have the answer: you know who you are and you know what you want.” – Lao tzu

We have the ability to get us through anything by going to the very core of our being. When we connect to the pure essence of who we are, we know all the answers that we need to know.

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