Often in life you will encounter people who are generous and kind, and people who would give you the shirt off their own back, so to speak. Some of these people are actually just trying to be helpful, and their kindness is genuine. They give because they care, and they expect nothing in return. However, if someone is offering you something that they clearly cannot give themselves, be cautious. As the old saying goes, “Beware
And even if somebody else has it much worse, that doesn’t really change the fact that you have what you have. Good and bad.
In The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Steven Chbosky wrote the following line: “And even if somebody else has it much worse, that doesn’t really change the fact that you have what you have. Good and Bad.” This means that everyone has different successes and difficulties, and you can’t compare yours to another’s because everyone lives a very different life. Everyone is On a Different Life Path Everyone’s life is very different. A person’s life
I figure life’s a gift and I don’t intend on wasting it. You don’t know what hand you’re gonna get dealt next. You learn to take life as it comes at you…to make each day count.
I often say time is the most expensive thing in life. It’s the one thing we can never get back once it has been spent or something we can earn more of, no matter how hard we work or what we do. Our time on this earth is limited and we are perishable items. This can feel scary but acknowledging this also reminds us of how precious and beautiful it is. So why not try
Many of us struggle with feeling like we are good enough. We have these “standards” in our minds for when we will finally be enough. We’ll be enough when we are thin enough, have enough money in the bank, when we get our parenting skills right or when we get that promotion. How we appear on the outside and what other people think of us becomes the determining criteria for whether or not we are
In Game of Thrones when Robb Stark is telling a story about his father, Ned Stark, he says that he once asked his dad, “how can a man be brave if he’s afraid?” Robb goes on to say that Ned told him that when a man is afraid, it is the only time he can be brave. It is easy to say to others, or to yourself, that you are brave when times are calm.
Have you ever noticed that some of the most intelligent people in the world are also the quietest people? Have you ever wondered why that is? In this post, we will address why smart people speak less, how speaking less can make you smarter, and how you can begin listening more. Why Do Smart People Speak Less? There are four main reasons that smart people tend to speak less: Listening More Intelligent people tend to
A variation of this Baltasar Gracian quote was spoken in the 2013 movie, Rush. You can tell a lot about a person by the company he or she keeps. Someone who is wise doesn’t surround themselves with fools. As they say, we are the sum of the five people we spend the most time with. And the truth is, we tend to take comfort in the company of our friends. These are people we have
The most dangerous people are those with nothing to lose. And when you have nothing to lose, you have everything to gain. A person can take the most risk when nothing else is at stake. It has been said that fighters inside the boxing ring will fight harder when they don’t have family or friends watching them. They will endure far more suffering and will fight until their last breath if they have to. But