If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
The delights of self-discovery are always available.
People in grief need someone to walk with them without judging them.
If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old. You will just keep growing.
Would that there were an award for people who come to understand the concept of enough. Good enough. Successful enough. Thin enough. Rich enough. Socially responsible enough. When you have self-respect, you have enough.
When men reach their sixties and retire, they go to pieces. Women go right on cooking.
Growth demands a temporary surrender of security.
Spontaneity, the hallmark of childhood, is well worth cultivating to counteract the rigidity that may otherwise set in as we grow older.
Stress overload makes us stupid. Solid research proves it. When we get overstressed, it creates a nasty chemical soup in our brains that makes it hard to pull out of the anxious depressive spiral.
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter into another!
Creativity can be described as letting go of certainties.
To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.
Ah, mastery... what a profoundly satisfying feeling when one finally gets on top of a new set of skills... and then sees the light under the new door those skills can open, even as another door is closing.
No sooner do we think we have assembled a comfortable life than we find a piece of ourselves that has no place to fit in.
There is no more defiant denial of one man's ability to possess one woman exclusively than the prostitute who refuses to redeemed.
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