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Quotes September 21, 2021

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“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.”
Thomas Edison
Find a peaceful place — if only in your mind.

Breathe in. Breathe out.

This time will pass.

Be kind to you. Find your peace.
Listen, everything is changing. You know this. It’s scary — no question — and also very exciting. You cannot open new doors with old locks. It’s time for new doors. Throw out those old keys. Find a new door to your new adventure.
Feel stuck? Keep going.

Feel out of control? Keep going.

The world changing? Keep going.

You’ve totally got this!
Had a challenging week? Struggling with the jerks of the world? Listen, at least someone didn’t lose your head! With everything going on, we all need to keep a laser focus on our blessings — like still having your head. 😉
Let’s take this week as “Be kind to me” week.

What does your mental health need? What do you need?

Do you need time to breath? Or time to focus up and work?

Be kind to yourself all week.
There is light in the world — and in your life.

Let it filter in on you.

This time will pass.
Be kind.
That’s it!

Quotes September 13, 2021

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“We first make our habits and then our habits make us.”
John Dryden
Fall is upon us. It’s a great time to finally let go of that thing,person, place, job, or trauma you’ve been hanging so tightly to. Why are you holding on so tightly to something you’ve grown past? Let go. You don’t need it anymore.
Look deeply into the beauty of the world.


Be kind.

That’s all you have to do.
It seems like a good idea when you started. Now, you’re hanging off a rock in Iran a breath away from falling into the Persian Gulf. Hang on. Gather your strength. You’ve got this.
In the next six months, you’re going to hear things about yourself from other people. It’s just what happens when the structure of the world shifts. Hold an image of yourself inside when you’re happy and safe. It will remind you of who you are — even when their voices are loud.
Everything big and everything small is changing around you.

In the chaos and pressure of this time, you catch the merest glimpse of something…

“Is that really me?” you whisper to your reflection. Ask yourself the kindest thing possible — “What brings me joy?”

Keep asking until the answer comes. Be kind to you.
Whoa! It’s gale force blow hard right now! Don’t let the bombastic blow you off course. Focus on your why — your purpose — and get back on track.
Right now, there’s a quiet, safe place where a clean stream runs, where the trees grow tall, and the air is clear. This place belongs to you and you to it. No matter what you go through, this place will always be here for you.
If you start doing kind acts, you will continue to do kind acts. You’ll find yourself choosing kind people to hang out with, kind things to read and watch and listen too. It’s just how it works.

Quotes September 05, 2021

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“Life shrinks or expands in proportion with one’s courage.”
Anais Nin
“I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life — and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.”
Georgia O’Keefe
It takes courage to get through the day now. Crazy variants to a deadly virus, weird politics, chaotic people… It’s a lot. You are courageous enough. You are able enough.
There is beauty in this wild and crazy world. Give yourself a chance to see it, if only through your computer screen. Visit a famous museum. Read a books from a library. Meet someone new online. This is your life — get creative about drawing beauty into your life.
Wear your mask. Ignore the screamers like they are the head nun and your skirt is too short.
Listen, I know it’s easy to laugh at the stupidity and rage at the cruelty. Mocking and rage may feel like your strengths — but they are not. Kindness is powerful. Be kind. Stay within your own power.
This week, why not reach out to yourself with kindness? What do you need, now? What are you dreaming of? What would it take to light up hope inside you again?
In this time of peoples’ crazy antics, raging viruses, economic uncertainty, and all of the bs — share your love with someone today. Being kind is a way of sharing your love. Kindness is love in action.
Dark storm clouds in your life and on your mind? Beyond every storm is clear blue sky. Hang on. These storms will pass. You will rebuild.
The kindest thing you can do for yourself and the world is to get a Covid-19 vaccine, wear your mask, keep space between you and others, and wash your hands. Be kind to yourself and to others.
Don’t let fear steal away your goals and dreams.
Fall is coming.

This is the season of change in the form of letting go.

What are you going to let go of?

Quotes August 26, 2021

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“Do fewer things. Do them better. Know WHY you’re doing them.”
Cal Newport.
The sun will rise again. The world will right itself. Hang on you don’t want to miss this!
We’re back on “stay at home.” The ICUs are filling up or full all over the country. Life feels a bit like we’re sitting in an empty room in a too small chair with a balloon tied to our chair. This season WILL pass, sooner than you think. Be kind to yourself and everyone you know.
People are showing a lot of their personal nuttiness lately. You don’t have to argue with them or take on their mad-ness. Be kind. They need our patience and kindness, now more than ever.

All you have to do is be kind.

“Okay, thanks.” “Good luck.” “Mind your own business.”

Or my favorite — “My mask is not about you.”
Some things in your life are blooming, while some things are fading. Be kind to yourself by focusing on what’s blooming.
There are so many words to read out there in the world. The words you put IN your mind are the words that will come OUT of your mouth. Take in kind words — you’ll say kind things.
What you are looking for isn’t out there — it lives inside you. Now is a perfect time to listen to your own small quiet voice. Listen. Hear your own truth.
It’s been a wild and wooly week. Take some times this weekend to be kind to yourself. Turn off the phone. Get out of the house and into nature while the weathers still good. Breathe. Be kind.
Fear is a liar! Everyone’s fear lies. There isn’t anything to learn from fear. There is no wisdom in fear. Fear only lies. Take a deep breath. Feel your strong beating heart. Remember your purpose. And move forward. You’ve got this.
What if we decide that this was the adventure we’ve been waiting for?

Quotes July 26, 2021

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“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. One who lives life fully is prepared to die at any time.”
Edward Abbey
“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”
Steve Maraboli
There are a lot of people who you might be… unfond of, especially these days. Just so you know — it is possible to be kind to someone you are not fond of. “Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.”
Samuel Johnson
“No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.”
Emma Goldman
It’s normal to feel sad. The kindest thing you can do is to allow yourself to feel your own grief.
Our days are filled with chaos, anxiety, and overwork. It’s important that we find peace in our every day even if it’s just a moment to take a breath.
Your kindness generates beauty — inside you and the person you’re kind to. Be kind. Create gorgeous beauty among the green of life.
You’ll never remember the days you spent toiling away.

Get out and enjoy your life.
Feeling out of balance? It’s likely that you are burdened by too many things. Maybe it’s time to let something go. Never to carry more than you can balance.
Yes, I’ve heard it to. “Everything’s back to normal!!” Whee!! Do you want everything to go back to “normal”? Listen, the road ahead is wide open. Where do you want to your life to go?
What if — just for today — we focus on what we give to others, rather than what we get from others. We’ll feel better.
Just be nice!
It’s not that hard.
Just be nice, even when it’s hard.
There’s a lot of ugly around.

Turn away from the drama machine.

Find some beauty in your every day.

Focus on beauty.
Be kind to everyone, including you.

Kindness will beautify your entire life.

Be kind.

Live in beauty.
Symmetry — what you give out comes back to you. Be kind — to everyone, all the time — it will come back to you.
Be kind. Bring beauty into your life.
You are loved.
Kindness is the song of this universe. Break out into song as often as possible.

Quotes July 08, 2021

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“The interior of our skulls contains a portal to infinity.”
Grant Morrison
Let go of the boring and mundane. Embrace you higher self.
This world is a beautiful place. Give yourself a few moments out in it.
May you be surrounded by kindness and bright beauty.
No matter how dark it seems, the blue sky will return. Now is a time for patience and grief. Give yourself the give of your own kindness.
No matter where you are in the world, it will be cold and possibly snowing very soon. Enjoy where you are — right now. Being present is the kindness thing you can do for yourself and everyone around you.
Your kindness to others beautifies your life. Just a fact.
Decide that you will be kind to yourself today!
The kindest thing you can do is to work toward creating a more perfect union. What are you willing to do?
This world is filled with so many wondrous and amazing creatures, including you. Be kind to every single one of them.
Every single person you know is triggered and overwhelmed right now. Be kind. Say you’re sorry. Tell people that you love them. Share your wealth. Smile. Your kindness can change this world.

Quotes June 28, 2021

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“Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.”
Robert Green Ingersoll
“We can’t heal the world today but we can begin with a voice of compassion, a heart of love, an act of kindness.”
Mary Davis
More than a year ago, the world came to a halt. Life as we knew it, stopped. Everything normal stopped. The world is beginning to awaken. In vaccinated communities, people are actually going around in a kind of “normal” way. Vaccines are coming to parts of the world without them. Now, is the time to plan to rebuild your life. Rebuild a kind life.
Every year, there is a moment when you take a bite into the the sweet first strawberry of the season. Slow down, take a bite. Be kind to you.
Sweet cold watermelon — is there anything better on a hot day? Watermelon shared is better than eating watermelon alone. Be kind. Share some ice cold watermelon. Watch your joy blossom.
The world is loud! Sounds and sensation surround us. Find your quiet place — if only in your mind. Listen to your own thoughts. There is wisdom there if you take the time to listen. Let silence heal you.
There’s a whole lot of judging going on! Don’t judge. Be kind.
“Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.” Samuel Johnson Yep, there’s a lot of reasons to not be fond of people right now. But listen, being kind is about YOU. Not about them. You can be kind to people that you are not fond of. You may not think so, but you can do this.
Take a moment. Breathe deep. Remember, there is more to life than work, work, work. Be kind to you. Take a break
Where is your life leading you? Where would you like it to go? In the end, all that will matter to you is how kind you have been.
It’s hot out there.
Kindness is cool.
Be kind.
Be cool.

Quotes June 16, 2021

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“Do the best that you can in the place where you are, and be kind.”
Scott Nearing
“Give away kindness. Happiness will repay you.”
Richelle E. Goodrich
DO THE RIGHT THING! Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr was once asked in confidence whether the 1955 bus boycott would actually succeed. “It’s not for me to say or for you to analyze whether I can succeed. My obligation is to do the right thing, as I am called upon to do it. The rest is up to God.” (from “Knowing where to look” by Light Watkins)
“Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.”
Anne Lennox
There is so much loss. You are not alone. “We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in all the world — the company of those who have known suffering.”
Helen Keller
Hope is a discipline, not a feeling. Sometimes, we must force ourselves to hope. Because we need hope to live. So be kind to yourself. Never give up your hope.
What lights you up? Brings a glimmer to your eye? Do it. Now. Light up the world.
Somewhere in the world, an empty picnic table longs for you. Find it. Sit for a while.
The world is on the verge of waking up. The pressure is tremendous. You never know what someone is going through. Be as kind as possible to everyone, including yourself.
Take your kindness on the road. See the world, if only from your computer.
Adjust to that, change to this, work, work, work… It’s been a lot, even if you didn’t get sick. This pandemic has asked so much from you and everyone you know. Give yourself a break. Imagine that you’re on the white sands, resting in the cool water. Breathe.
The world is filled with beauty. Take a moment to see it all. Be kind to you.
You are a RARE orchid. There’s no flower in any garden that’s like you. Treat yourself with the respect and self love you deserve.
Life is filled with many beautiful petals. You are in the center of it all. Touch every petal with kindness. You’ll find joy.
Listen — we all know that Polly wants a cracker. Or more accurately, someone taught this bird that it wanted a cracker. Did someone teach you what you wanted? Do you know what YOU want? Maybe it’s time to figure that out.
Been in a pandemic induced bubble? We’ve been doing the same things day after day for months. Suddenly, we are to act as if the bubble has burst. It’s your bubble! Give yourself time to ease into the world.
You have survived a global pandemic — at least so far. isn’t it time to do the things that terrify you? If it’s not safe where you are, you can still make plans, read books, and get ready for your new life when it’s safe. What have you got to lose?

Quotes May 30, 2021

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“Here’s to celebrating light where we find it. And making light where we don’t.”
John Green
“Just imagine how different the world could be if we all spoke to everyone with respect and kindness.”
Holly Branson
“There’s nothing so kingly as kindness, and nothing so royal as truth.”
Alice Cary
Welcome to YOUR life. It’s up to YOU how you live it. Be kind to you. Build your life around YOU.
There is so many flavors and textures to life. Take your time to choose what you would like your life to be filled with
We have all been presented with the chance, right now, to take a tiny step in the right direction of our lives. “Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take that step.”
It’s true that you need to get on with your life. But no one said that you need to climb that impossible staircase again. Think about it. Choose what works best for you. Be kind.
Life is filled with equal parts pain and beauty. We over focus on the pain in life. What if you focus on the beauty that is growing in your life? Nothing beautiful growing? Maybe it’s time to grow something beautiful.
Remember how excited you were for an ice cream cone? What are you excited about now? It’s time to build a life filled with things you are excited about.
Have you ever considered how exceedingly unlikely water is? It exists on only a handful of planets in this universe. And, thus, how even more unlikely your existence? How can you not be kind?
Life is flowering around you. Be kind to yourself by noticing the joyous beauty in life.
What are you doing to take care of precious you?
That old life — the one pre-pandemic, economic collapse, lockdown — was is centered around what is best for you? This time, as you rebuild, what if you rebuild a life around what’s best for you? This is your life.
No matter where you are in the world, take some time to draw in the light. Let it shine upon your face. Let it warm your soul.
We stand on the edge of our own rebirth. Do you like what’s growing in your life? Weed set in first. The psychic vampires and greedy often come next. Don’t let these things take root. Grow your own beautiful, joyous life.
The sky’s the limit. Use kindness as your guide and you’ll reach the heavens.
Stretch out today. Reach up. Breathe. Be kind.
Love one another. It’s really not that hard. You just have to remember to do it.
Life feeling a little dry and dusty? Something is always sprouting, even in the most inhospitable environment. What’s coming up in your life? Make it kind.
No matter how busy you are, you always have time to be kind.
There are so many wondrous adventures to have in this world. Be kind to you and have an adventure! Let your toes touch the sand. Find a colorful place to hang out. Enjoy.
Life can be scary. Now is the time to cluck up your courage and be kind. Your kindness will be the bridge to a better life.
Listen — the best way to get through changing times is to focus on the kindness you give to the world.
This is a time of great strain. Whenever you can, and if only in your mind, give yourself a break.
With each breath: May I be at peace. May we be at peace. May they be at peace.
Where there’s smoke, there is fire.

Where your passion lives, your power resides.

In this time of rebuilding, focus on your passion.

Be kind to you.
You have time.

Take it.

Use it.

Be brave.

Be kind.
Maybe it’s time to start telling yourself the truth.
You are kind.
You are perfect.
You are beautiful.
You’ve survived.
You’ve got this.

Quotes May 02, 2021

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“All battles in life serve to teach us something, even the battles we lose.”
Paulo Coelho
Everyone you know is drowning right now. Breathe. Be kind.
Kindness is love in action. Be kind. Share your love.
Life is so beautiful when you look at it closely. Take a moment to notice the beauty. Be kind to you.
Your path is kindness. Kindness is your path.
What are you drawn to? Where do you find yourself landing? Be kind. You’ll attract all kinds of attention.
Hold a quiet space in your head and your day will feel less crazy.
Hey you, get the message! Be kind!
Everything is new. Everything is different. We’re all in shock. Be kind to everyone, including yourself.
Spring is here. Grow the seeds of the kindness if your life.
Cut ties with the nasty chatter in your head. Be kind to you.
Whoever you meet, however you meet them, be kind.