Laura came to me recently wondering “What is my problem. Why can’t I stop thinking so much about food.” She confessed, “It is ruining my relationships and there is no space in my brain to focus on anything else.” To me, Laura was doing well indeed. She was attending college, had a loving family and […]
The path through trouble is always made a step at a time, a breath at a time, a day at a time.
We might think that we are stuck with the mind we have, but habits can be unlearned, the mind can let go, and our lives can be transformed. -Headspace
stop making your fears your home. -Joel Leon
Happiness in the deepest sense is not a feeling, state, or a succession of pleasures, but a deep sense of well-being and an appreciation for life itself, with all of its mystery and changes.
Worry is as useless as a handle on a snowball. -Mitzi Chandler
There’s horror and beauty in everything. I look at my hand, and it’s decaying. It’s beautiful and horrible at the same moment, and I just live with it. See the beauty and perfection of decay in the world around you and in yourself, and just allow it to be. -Ram Dass
It’s tremendously liberating when you don’t take things so personally. -Jack Kornfield
-Unlike pain, suffering is not inevitable. Freedom from suffering is possible, when we let go of our reactions, fear and grasping.