September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and New World Library asked me to review Beneath the Surface: A Teen’s Guide to Reaching Out When You or Your Friend Is in Crisis by Kristi Hugstad, their most recent release, which launched on September 10 in honor of World Suicide Prevention day. (New World’s previous publications include…
Real commitment brings a strength and confidence that can withstand anything.
Do we need to forgive, to reconcile, or can we begin by just giving ourselves the freedom to tell the truth?
Karma isn’t something we have with other people.
We can’t coerce people, and we can’t create positive change through rules and forced compliance.
Because getting rid of our partners doesn’t get rid of our problems.
If you keep showing off your buttons can you really blame your partner for pushing them?
We’re always moving toward a future that we’re causing.
So the question is: “Am I engaging with people on my terms based on the norm I’ve set for myself, or are others calling the shots based on THEIR moods?”
We’re supposed to feel good about ourselves and our lives.
Good communicators maintain their integrity, they accept the consequences of what they mean.
Real love is never a prison.
The mind is powerful. And I’d rather tell my mind what to do, than it tell me what to do.
It begins with validating our own worth.
Each of us views life differently from every other person. We see it through our filter, which we’ve created from our experiences and our beliefs
Everyone we encounter is looking for unconditional love, especially those people who pretend they’re not.