Roadmap leads you to happiness…Planning is like a roadmap that leads you to your destination.
Your outer world is a reflection of your inner world. If you want to improve your life, you need to make improvements from within. If you want your outer world to change, you need to change your inner world.
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The first step to happiness is simply to choose to be happy.
Self-awareness is not only knowing that you are an individual but also understanding and owning your feelings and your role in your life and the life of others. With this comes an understanding that we have the power to change who we are and who we represent in life. You have that choice and opportunity, get out of life what YOU put into it. In finding happiness for others, you will find it for yourself.
“Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.” — Roy T. Bennett
“Keep taking time for yourself until you are you again.” —Lalah Delia
“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” — Anne Lamott
“The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I’m not going to let myself pull me down anymore.” — C. Joybell C.
Self-care is how you take your power back. Understand that failure will happen in life and that they are not the only one that will fail or lose something in life. Self-awareness will improve self-confidence, self-love, and compassion. As a person with high self-awareness, you will live who you truly are, and you are not afraid to show your true self.
Understanding who you are at the core – your values, beliefs, personality traits, strengths and weaknesses.
YOU ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT PERSON IN YOUR LIFE…The most important person to seek approval from is yourself. When you focus on yourself and love yourself, some relationships have to go…
“Self-discovery is the secret ingredient that fuels daring.”- Grace Lichtenstein.
“The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others.”- Erik Erikson.
“Until you make peace with who you are, you’ll never be content with what you have.”- Doris Mortman.
“You can always find the sun within yourself if you will only search.”- Maxwell Maltz.
“Be yourself. Everyone else is taken.”- Oscar Wilde.
Setting goals and doing things that align with who you are.
Having goals that we are passionate about gives us something to look forward to each and every morning when we wake up. Not having goals is an excellent recipe for average living.
“If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.” –Lawrence J. Peter
“The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” –Bill Copeland
“A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at.” –Bruce Lee
“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” –C.S. Lewis
“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” –Henry Ford
Being conscious of your patterns – emotional, thought, and behavioral patterns.
Do you know Your life moves in patterns toward thing? And things that we achieve finally are part of this mosaic. I just think that we create our own fate. Everything in the world is part of a design which has meaning and purpose and a place in the pattern of existence. Only it’s not always possible to understand what that design is…
“Find beauty not only in the thing itself but in the pattern of the shadows, the light and dark which that thing provides.” ~ Junichiro Tanizaki
“The creative mind doesn’t have to have the whole pattern-it can have just a little piece and be able to envision the whole picture in completion.” ~ Arthur Fry
“All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.” ~ Bruce Lee
“Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character.” ~ Stephen Covey
“Our humanity rests upon a series of learned behaviors, woven together into patterns that are infinitely fragile and never directly inherited.” ~ Margaret Mead
Healing from past pains and removing limiting beliefs. You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
All of us go through times when our heart is in pain. We might suffer heartbreak, death, failure, disappointment, or any other trial. It may seem easier to ignore emotions, but healing requires us to face what we need to. So, let’s gain that strength with the power of words in this post today.
“I think that little by little I’ll be able to solve my problems and survive.”― Frida Kahlo
“The best relationships in our lives are the best not because they have been the happiest ones, they are that way because they have stayed strong through the most tormentful of storms.”― Pandora Poikilos
“Just like there’s always time for pain, there’s always time for healing.”― Jennifer Brown
“Each of us has a unique part to play in the healing of the world.”― Marianne Williamson
“Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.”― Robert Brault
Making a conscious decision to change patterns that no longer serve you.
You have a brain and mind of your own. Use it, and reach your own decisions. Your legacy is being written by yourself. Make the right decisions.
“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson
“You and only you are responsible for your life choices and decisions.” — Robert T. Kiyosaki
“We must make the choices that enable us to fulfill the deepest capacities of our real selves.” – Thomas Merton
“In every single thing you do, you are choosing a direction. Your life is a product of choices.” – Dr. Kathleen Hall
“You cannot make progress without making decisions.” — Jim Rohn
Working hard on creating new positive patterns…
Our best efforts are our best efforts until we get more information that helps us improve. Always learn from your best, apply your teachings, and get better. That will help you become happy and fulfilled in your work and personal life.
“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” — Maya Angelou, American poet, and civil rights activist
“I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” — Thomas Jefferson, American Founding Father
“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” — Pele, Brazilian soccer player
“You can’t get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you’re doing. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover will be yourself.” — Alan Alda, actor
“Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” — Sam Ewing, author
Repetition is what builds habits. The secret to success and happiness lies in the daily routine. By focus on making each day a good day instead of worrying far too much about the future or thinking too much about the irreversible past. Eventually you will become more mindful and live in the present.
Feeling grateful by thinking about the good things that happened. You will feel happier and more fulfilled from within by striving to improve your inner qualities and your emotional intelligence.