“Your feelings are valid. You have every right to feel whatever emotion you want. You aren’t being dramatic. You aren’t over exaggerating. You’re feeling and that’s okay.” Anonymous . But how educated are your emotions?
” Most humans are never fully present in the now, because unconsciously they believe that the next moment must be more important than this one. But then you miss your whole life, which is never not now. And that’s a revelation for some people: to realize that your life is only ever now” Eckhart Tolle.
No matter what you have been through, make every one of your experiences count for something. Be better because of them. Don’t be defined by them, don’t let them make you someone you know you are not. Your strength is not built on just letting things be, but through resistance. Through overcoming things, you once thought you couldn’t. Diamonds as I have learnt are made in the rough, be one of them.
“At its root, perfectionism isn’t really about a deep love of being meticulous. It’s about fear. Fear of making a mistake. Fear of disappointing others.Fear of failure. Fear of success.” Michael Law.So, how do we end this madness and this blind race to perfection? Where do we draw the line between what we model and encourage as the healthy reasonable strive to great achievements and unhealthy strive to acquire flawlessness?
“Reading to the mind is what exercise is to the body” Sir Richard Steel. That explains why so many have picked up the habit over time, some do it as a form of therapy, some do it for fun. The reading enthusiasm however, does not extend to all genres of books. Self-help books particularly are not everyone’s cup of tea.
“A man may fail many times but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else” J. Paul Getty. Back when I was a teenager, there were times when my parents would do something that at the time seemed like they were intentionally trying to ruin my happiness.…