Own your quirks! Do not hide from these things; use them!
Getting one extra hour of sleep a night is better for our happiness than a $60,000 raise
Growing up, I was not very confident in myself. I was awkward (still am and own it!) and wasn’t comfortable in my own skin.
When you fall in love with someone you aren’t compatible with: Contrary to popular belief, it does happen. Your perfect match and the person you love do not always have to be synonymous.
When people post updates about finishing marathons or passing some major professional milestone, it can be easy to envy them, thinking they’re just naturally successful people. But success is less about the big wins than it is about the little things we do every day to build strength.
There’s something easier to us about rescuing and covering for someone than there is in asking for what we want or challenging how others treat us.
You gotta learn to love when you’re failing.… The embracing of that, the discomfort of failing in front of an audience, leads you to penetrate through the fear that blinds you. Fear is the mind killer.
Harboring the past is toxic. Holding onto guilt, resentment, shame, or any other negative emotion without having any way to change it will drive you insane and you will never live happily.
Remember that on that “disgusting” day when you’re practically crying in the dressing room and hating, hating, those fluorescent lights – that the beautiful woman in the room next to you is possibly doing the same thing.
We have to stop waiting for something good to happen and actually go ahead and make it happen. We have to stop settling for “fine.”