Quotes About Life

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Quotes About Life

Step 1.  Start From Where You Are    

Little Note Says:

Where are you? Sounds a simple question; with a simple answer.
“I’m here – in this room, at this time, reading these words”.
But what if the question is meant to be a little bit deeper – where are you with your life?


Little Quote Says:

“Unbelievable as it may seem this is the classical error millions of people make philosophically with their life.
They are not completely honest with themselves when it comes to recognizing where they presently are.”

                                  Bob ProctorYou Were Born Rich

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Step 2.     Don’t Beat Yourself Up

Little Note Says:

If your life is not what you want it to be blame and guilt can easily set in; but blaming others will definitely keep you stuck-

Little Quote Says:

“Blaming others takes an enormous amount of mental energy. It’s a “drag-me-down” mindset that creates stress and disease.”
                       Richard Carlson - Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Little Note Says:

This doesn’t mean that you don’t hold people accountable for their actions but that you hold yourself accountable for your own actions and happiness.

Little Quote says:

“Ultimately forgiveness happens inside us. We forgive to heal ourselves. Someone else’s behavior is someone else’s behaviour.We don’t have to forgive the behavior, we only need to forgive the person.”
                                   Elizabeth Kübler-Ross- Life Lessons

 Little Note Says:

And on the other hand blaming yourself and feeling guilty can easily take your power away -

Little Quote Says:

“I have never met anyone who has achieved high self-esteem and therefore the courage to make positive transformations as a result of saying to herself ,”you are an idiot!”.

                                Rhonda Britten FearlessLiving. 

Little Note Says:

So forgive and empower yourself –

Little Quote Says:

“Modern psychology has amply demonstrated the pitfalls of guilt. Before we forgive others, we need to forgive ourselves. Self-forgiveness helps break the old patterns and open the way for change.”
                                   Dan MillmanNo Ordinary Moments

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Step 3.
What If Things Are Not As They Seem?

Little Note Says:

It is so easy, and almost universally accepted, to look at your difficult circumstances see the evidence all around that you have made mistakes and believe that you are paying for the mistakes now and that your chances of changing things are slim.
But don’t accept this even if the truth is hard to see -

Little Quote Says:

“Most people look at their current state of affairs and they say “That is who I am”. That’s not who you are. That’s who you were. Let’s say for instance that you don’t have enough money in your bank account, or you don’t have the relationship you want, or your health and fitness aren’t up to par.

That’s not who you are, that’s the residual outcome of your past thoughts and actions. So we’re constantly living in the residual, if you will, of the thoughts and actions we’ve taken in the past.

When you look at your current state of affairs and define yourself by them, then you doom yourself to have nothing more than the same in the future

                                               James Ray In The Secret

Little Note Says

So it may seems like you are stuck with your lot but you really do have the power to change – your past does not dictate your future –

Little Quote Says:

“Your life is in your hands. No matter where you are now, no matter what has happened in your life, you can begin to consciously choose your thoughts, and you can change your life. There is no such thing as a hopeless situation. Every single circumstance of your life can change.

                                                 Rhonda ByrneThe Secret

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Step 4      What Is Fear Telling You?

Little Note Says:

Can you “hear your fear”? – like most of us you are probably afraid to listen - fear breathes fear.

Little Quote Says:

“When we are addicted to fear, we repeat and repeat behavior patterns that keep us in fear and avoid dealing with resolving our feelings.”
                              Ingrid BacciThe Art of Effortless Living

 Little Note Says:

But you can see your fear as a message bearer - a call that you are at the edge of your comfort zone, and are looking for protection from the unknown -

Little Quote Says:

“The protective measures your psyche produces are highly creative and effective. But the sad reality is that if you are regularly or continually trying to protect yourself from the possibility of failure and rejection, you cannot grow beyond the necessary protective walls you have created for yourself.”

                 Tony HumphreysThe Power of “Negative” Thinking. 

Little Note Says

But you can change and expand from the edge of your comfort zone to a place of awareness and enthusiasm.

Little Quote Says:

Beginning from a place of unconditional love for ourselves, with the recognition that we are good and strong and brave deep inside – a peaceful warrior now – encourages us to become even better, not out of lack, but out of our longing for a full and meaningful life, for the challenge of personal evolution and a chance to turn dreams into reality. Once we develop the will to change, we’re ready to apply the tools for transformation.”
                              Dan MillmanNo Ordinary Moments

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Step 5.   What If Everything Is OK?

Little Note Says:

It can be very hard to convince yourself, if you are in difficult circumstances, that “everything is ok”. But to start to accept this it is useful to look beyond your own circumstances to the wider picture.

Little Quote Says:

“Thankfully our consciousness is beginning to change. More and more books are being written (and read!) that suggest that our inability to let go and enjoy life has nothing to do with anything out there. It has to do with what is going on inside. We are awakening to the fact that when things are not all right in our external world, something is not all right within our being.”

                     Susan JeffersEnd the Struggle and Dance with Life.

Little Note Says:

Even this may not be persuasive given the outward appearance of the problems in the world.
But if you can accept that humanity is changing and beginning to realize that our basic state is one of abundance that will help –

Little Quote Says:

“The source of all abundance is not outside you. It is part of who you are. However, start by acknowledging and recognizing abundance without. See the fullness of life all around you.

The warmth of sun on your skin, the display of magnificent sunflowers outside a florist’s shop, biting into a succulent fruit, or getting soaked in an abundance of water falling from the sky. The fullness of life is there at every step. The acknowledgement of that abundance that is all around you awakens the dormant abundance within.”

                                              Eckhart TolleA New Earth

Little Note Says:

You may then be able to accept that your apparent negative circumstances are disempowering you and that you having more of what you really want does not take from others but will help build a better world -

Little Quote Says

“There is enough for everyone in this Garden of Eden we call home, this heaven on earth, this oasis amongst the stars, where literally, as Neale Donald Walsch so aptly pointed out, money does in fact grow on trees! Not only is there enough for everyone but you having yours doesn’t stop others from having theirs. You can drop the senseless guilt— really, you can.”

Dooley, Mike (2011-10-04). Leveraging the Universe (pp. 132-133). Simon & Schuster UK. Kindle Edition. Quote

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Step 6. How Can Helping You Be Good For Me?

Little Note Says:

It may seem somewhat illogical but 'giving' is the starting point for receiving. So willingly giving what you can – not necessarily money or even things but gifts of caring, attention, appreciation – without a feeling that you have lost something -  will open your mind to receiving:

Little Quote Says:

“The universe operates through dynamic exchange … giving and receiving are different aspects of the flow of energy in the universe. And in our willingness to give that which we seek we keep the abundance of the universe circulating in our lives.”

                    Deepak ChopraThe Seven Spiritual Laws of Success.

Little Note Says:

Spending some time outside our own patterns of thinking can be very hard but really listening to others can help them - but also bring a new perspective into our own thinking -

Little Quote Says:

“Not only will becoming a better listener make you a more patient person, it will also enhance the quality of your relationships.
Everyone loves to talk to someone who truly listens to what they are saying”

                            Richard Carlson "Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff."

Little Note Says:

Even just for a while standing in someone else’s shoes can turn sympathy to empathy and release useful positive energy.

Little Quote Says:

“Somehow, we must rediscover empathy, which seems to have been lost amidst the junk that consumes our daily lives”.

                                       Rachel Ben Avi  - Blog entry Huffington Post

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Step 7   From Stuck To Happy

"Little Note Says:

Can you find the trust in life to see that being stuck and feeling frustration is only “bad” if you believe that faith – something outside you - has made it so.

Little Quote Says

“...I want to show you how we actually create for ourselves the life we don’t want: a life of too much strain with too little satisfaction. We do this to ourselves unconsciously, but once we become conscious, we can set about changing this pattern.”

                                    Ingrid Bacci - The Art of Effortless Living.

Little Note Says:

It can be difficult to accept but the reasons you get “stuck” contain within them the solutions that will bring happiness.

Little Quote Says:

“Everything we encounter in life has something to teach us. Every sickness has within it the seeds for overcoming the illness. Every relationship, regardless of how noxious it may appear has something to teach us. Every addiction has within it the power to overcome it ,..”

                            Wayne DyerYou’ll See It When You Believe It.

Little Note Says:

It may also seem like hard work to change, even when you know the reasons for your unhappiness, but this work is for you and when you start it and it grips you, awareness dawns, and it will be even harder to stop.

Little Quote Says:

“Awareness is waking up to what is going on inside yourself and around yourself. It is simply noticing how things are. It is just like when the spring rains come. One day you become aware of the bright green growth, when just yesterday you didn’t see it."                               

                                          Shirley SummerCourage To Change

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