Boundaries are the distance at which I can love you - and me - simultaneously.
Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the PRESENT.
Sometimes we have "secret expectations." They are secret because we do not tell anyone about them. For instance, you expect your friend to help you when you move. Yet, you never said anything to them about it. You end up getting frustrated. This leads to disappointment.
One of my favorite words is Freudenfreude. It's a German compound work generally meaning joy-joy, or taking happiness in the joy or success of others.
Some view asking for a help as a sign of weakness. The truth is the exact opposite. Knowing when you need help is actually a sign of strength.
When we hold on to the personal and emotional junk, much like the house of the man I visited, you may be stifling your ability to clean, move, organize your life. In fact, it can cut off love and joy. In short, it may not let you grow.
Thoughts on connections with others in our lives.
Tranquility has some simple conditions. Thoughts I had on a hike in the UT mountains.
The longer we carry the bottle, the heavier it gets, even though its weight does not change. The same is true for stress, worry, anger and hatred.
Your true self is your true identity. Trying to be something or someone else or for someone else leads to dissastifaction in life.