Normalizing the Human Experience

Pain is part of life, suffering doesn't have to be

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The Man Who Watered His Mud

“So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time, if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9

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Find the Courage To Take Responsibility

“No matter how many mistakes people make, they will either blame the rest of humankind, or feel that their situation is irrevocable. We very seldom find anyone who has come up against obstacles or taken a wrong turning, and stopped to consider where they went wrong.” Alfred Adler

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Find the Courage To Be Imperfect

“Life is about courageous striving, not about attaining perfection. Perfection would be a static condition with no future, whereas life is about movement.” Alfred Adler

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The Problem With Self-Improvement

“Self-improvement is a sort of subtle aggression against who we really are.” Pema Chodron

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The Mind Is A Shovel When You Sometimes Need A Flashlight

“Thinking is not the source of power. Being is the source of power. And in being, we are already whole.” Brad Blanton

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8 Things You Can Control Right Now

“To cover all the earth with sheets of hide - Where could such amounts of skin be found? But simply wrap some leather round your feet, And it’s as if the whole earth had been covered!” Shantideva

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Positive Thinking Is Overrated: Try This Instead

“Don’t believe everything you think.” Unknown

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When Motivation Fails: How Values Help Us Take Action

“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.” Friedrich Nietzsche

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