You can’t choose what you feel but you can choose how you act!
For a long time I didn’t want to recover from my mental illnesses. I was safe living in my own little bubble, it was what I’d always been used to.
Recovery was hard and scary. The thought of getting better was scary, as was the thought of staying ill. The beginning of recovery was the hardest…
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems — not people; to focus your energies on answers — not excuses.
Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult—once we truly understand and accept it—then life is no longer difficult. Because once it is accepted, the fact that life is difficult no longer matters.
Why did she have to take the responsibility to make the change? Simply because no one else was going to do it for her.
The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.
How do we know that we are healed? When we are calm, relaxed, peaceful and happy and do not seek other people’s attention and admiration for our false selves, and simply feel a part of all people and show it by loving them, their spirit selves, not just their bodies and egos.