Tagged with attitude

Quote of the Day: Dalai Lama

Quote of the Day: Dalai Lama

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ~ Dalai Lama Most people have been raised to believe that the pursuit of happiness lays around us in the external world – in possessions, status, wealth, lifestyle, etc. – and spend their entire lives chasing things that never truly fill that void. … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Gandhi

Quote of the Day: Gandhi

“Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi Have a lovely Thursday, xo

Quote of the Day: Confucius

Quote of the Day: Confucius

“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” ~ Confucius Nothing is impossible unless we make it so within our minds. Obstacles? Who cares! Reflect, focus on the goal, and figure out a new way. You are the master of your life, not outside circumstance. … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Buddha

Quote of the Day: Buddha

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.” ~ Buddha Not only do you hurt yourself in the process of your retaliation, but you’ve no guarantee your effort will even result in that person being hit or burnt … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Chavez

Quote of the Day: Chavez

“Kindness and compassion towards all living things is the mark of a civilized society.” ~ Cesar Chavez Thinking about these words in comparison to the societies we live in and how these societies interact with the people and living organisms around them, how does it lead you to feel about these societies and how truly … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Dalai Lama

Quote of the Day: Dalai Lama

“True compassion is not just an emotional response, but a firm commitment founded on reason.Β  Therefore, a truly compassionate attitude toward others does not change, even if they behave negatively.Β  Through universal altruism, you develop a feeling of responsibility for others: the wish to actively help them overcome their problems.” ~ H. H. Dalai Lama … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Steindl-Rast

Quote of the Day: Steindl-Rast

“Gratefulness is that fullness of life for which we are all thirsting.” ~ David Steindl-Rast Gratefulness is a topic that often comes up in my QOTD posts, and for good reason, I think. Even with all the continued practice at being grateful and at taking the time to choose gratefulness over resentment or discontent, it … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Proverbs

Quote of the Day: Proverbs

“As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.” ~ Proverbs, 23:7 What we hold true to and believe within us is reflected in the world and reality we experience around us. If things outside aren’t looking so great, looking outwards isn’t going to solve anything. We have to learn to let go of … Continue reading