Friday, 18 September 2015

Things to give up if you want to be happy...

I love this, words to remember and a state of mind to strive for...

15 Things to Give Up If You Want to Be Happy
1. Give up your need to always be right
When given the choice between being right and being kind, choose kind. - Wayne Dyer
2. Give up your need for control
By letting it go, it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. When you try and try, the world is beyond winning. - Lau Tzu
3. Give up on blaming others
A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else - John Burroughs
4. Give up your self-defeating self-talk
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. - Eckhart Tolle
5. Give up your limiting beliefs
A belief is not an idea held by the mind; it is an idea that holds the mind. - Elly Roselle
6. Give up complaining
You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses. - Alphonse Karr
7. Give up the luxury of criticism
Spend so much time improving yourself that you have no time left to criticise others. - Christian D Larson
8. Give up your need to impress others
Don't try to impress others. Let them have the fun of impressing you. - James R Fisher Jr
9.Give up your resistance to change
Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be. - Joseph Campbell
10. Give up labels
The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about. - Wayne Dyer
11. Give up your fears
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. - Franklin Delano Roosevelt
12. Give up your excuses
99% of failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. - George Washington Carver
13. Give up the past
Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. - Christian D Larsen
14. Give up attachment
The wise individual doesn't get too attached to any of life's pleasures, knowing that wonderful science is hard a t work proving it's bad for him. - Bill Vaughan
15. Give up living your life to other people's expectations
The world is a mirror and reflects back your expectations. What you get is what you see. You create your own reality. - Denis Waitley

Original article by World Observer Online
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