When performance is measured, performance improves. When performance is measured and reported, the rate of improvement accelerates.
— Thomas Monson
Naming an emotion begins the process of regulating it and reflecting on it
— Dr. Sue Johnson
If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.
During a concert, a pop singer talked to the large audience, telling them that it is not true when they say to themselves that they are not beautiful, not important, and so on. Then she continued with some simple words that resonated with the audience:
“Now, let me tell you the things you REALLY are not:
You are NOT the opinion of somebody who doesn’t know you.
You are NOT damaged goods just because you’ve made mistakes in your life.
You are NOT going nowhere just because you haven’t gotten where you want to go yet.”
The opposite of addiction is not sobriety. The opposite of addiction is connection.
– Johann Hari
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
– The Buddha
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It’s jolted by every pebble on the road.
– Henry Ward Beecher
Eat a live frog first thing in the morning, and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of day.
– Mark Twain
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out
– Robert Frost
If A is a success in life, then A equals X plus Y plus Z. Work is X; Y is play; and Z is keeping your mouth shut.
– Albert Einstein
Die with memories, not dreams.
There are thousands and thousands of people out there living lives of quiet, screaming desperation who work long, hard hours, at jobs they hate, to enable them to buy things they don’t need to impress people they don’t like
– Nigel Marsh
If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you’ll die a lot of times.
– Dean Smith
The things that get scheduled are the things that get done
– Robin Sharma
Your day is your life in miniature
– Robin Sharma
Food is the most abused anxiety drug. Exercise is the most underutilized antidepressant.
Life would be perfect if Anger had a Mute button, Mistake had a Back button, Hard time had a Fast Forward button and Good time had a Pause button.
Any man who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined.
– Samuel Goldwyn
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