Peter McWilliams Quotes
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In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts.
Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on?
To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all.
Resentment is anger directed at others--at what they did or did not do.
Guilt is anger directed at ourselves--at what we did or did not do.
Many people weigh the guilt they will feel against the pleasure of the forbidden action they want to take.
If our early lessons of acceptance were as successful as our early lessons of anger, how much happier we would all be.
To use fear as the friend it is, we must retrain and reprogram ourselves...We must persistently and convincingly tell ourselves that the fear is here--with its gift of energy and heightened awareness--so we can do our best and learn the most in the new situation.
The more severe the pain or illness, the more severe will be the necessary changes. These may involve breaking bad habits, or acquiring some new and better ones.
The simple solution for disappointment depression: Get up and get moving. Physically move. Do. Act. Get going.
Acceptance is such an important commodity, some have called it "the first law of personal growth."