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Wisdom & Quotes to Improve Your Life


This episode is for anybody who is feeling a little ‘stuck’ in life!

I give you some of my favourite life quotes & discuss that changing how you talk to yourself can alter your perspective. I also discuss whether you can choose happiness, the importance of having your own DIY positivity toolkit, & share my experiences of accepting the things which can’t be controlled.

 

 

 

 

TIME POINTS

03:42 – The difference between Positive Self Talk & Toxic Positivity

07:38 – How Comparison does not always have to be the ‘thief of joy’

11:57 – The perils of being on Cloud 9

12:51 – Is it easier for rich, famous & successful people to be happy?

15:05 – The importance of being understood

18:45 – How to accept the things you can’t control

22:36 – The importance of knowing what fills your cup

 

QUOTES

“A man who for years had thought he had reached the absolute limit of all possible suffering now found that suffering has no limits, and that he could suffer still more, and still more intensely.” Viktor Frankl

“We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts, comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” Viktor Frankl

“You always own the option of having no opinion. There is never any need to get worked up or to trouble your soul about things you can’t control. These things are not asking to be judged by you. Leave them alone.” Marcus Aurelius

“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.” Robert Louis Stevenson

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” Oscar Wilde 

“Heal so that you can hear what’s being said without the filter of your wounds” Dr. Thema 

“If you don’t heal what hurt you, you’ll bleed on people who didn’t cut you.” Unknown

“What matters most is how well you walk through the fire.” Charles Bukowski 

Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.” George Orwell

“What good should I do this day?” Benjamin Franklin

“Worrying is like paying a debt you don’t owe.” Mark Twain

“Worrying means you suffer twice.” J.K. Rowling

“I wish there was a way to know you’re in the Good Old Days before you’ve actually left them” – Andy Bernard, The Office

“To live a life of virtue, you have to become consistent, even when it isn’t convenient, comfortable, or easy.” – Epictetus

“Do you want comfort or solutions?” – A question to ask when someone confides in you about a bad situation

“If it wasn’t for the darkness, we wouldn’t see the stars” – Martin Luther King

 

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