Quotes June 01, 2022

Courtesy of Henrik Edberg The Positivity Blog

 
 
“I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren’t more self-compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent. They believe self-criticism is what keeps them in line. Most people have gotten it wrong because our culture says being hard on yourself is the way to be.”

Kristen Neff
 
 
 
 
“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.”

Oprah
 
 
 
 
“A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.”

Andrew Matthews
 
 
 
 
“Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.”

Sophia Loren
 
 
 
 
“Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.”

Roy T. Bennett
 
 
 
 
“Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.”

Brené Brown
 
 
 
 
“Self-discipline is self-caring.”

M. Scott Peck
 
 
 
 
“If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.”

Doug Larson
 
 
 
 
“Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.”

Stephen Covey
 
 
 
 
“There are days I drop words of comfort on myself like falling leaves and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by myself.”

Brian Andreas
 
 
 
 
“How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ’em.”

Shel Silverstein
 
 
 
 
“When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits – anything that kept me small.  My judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.”

Kim McMillen
 
 
 
 
“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”

Buddha
 
 
 
 
“We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”
Dolly Parton
 
 
 
 
“One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.”

Shannon L. Alder