"We have to learn to be our own best friend because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemy."
- Rodderick Thorpe (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
"It is difficult to change our lives because we constantly tell ourselves stories about who we are and what we’re capable of. However, your story is often changing, so you may feel compelled not to mention anything until it is certain or has already happened; we aren’t something, until we are."
Sarah Kathleen Peck offers some advice on answering the dreaded “So, what do you do?” question.
Also see Philippa Perry on how revising that inner storytelling keeps us sane and Timothy Wilson on why it’s the root of psychological change.
"You are the universe, expressing itself as human for a little while."
- Eckhart Tolle (via everythingrelephant)