1) Awareness - Work on identification of self-pity. Differentiate genuine feelings of sadness with the destructive selfishness of self pity. 2) Zero Tolerance - Don’t allow yourself to go there. Demand optimism and positive action from yourself. 3) Practice Gratitude - Develop the habit of being thankful. Be happy.
How to be open-minded
1. Let go of the need to be “right.” In American culture, we seem to have developed an obsession for being right, knowing the truth, and having the most up-to-date and accurate information. Realize that no one, not even you, can have all the answers; everyone’s “truth” is going to be only part of the truth. So what if someone else’s theory is partially...
I’ve taken close looks at the precise and continuous strokes behind a glass case. It travels in circles, trapped like whales in the sea, collecting things, ignoring things. My kingdom is in the caves where the bears dream of honey and of the woods of the arctic, where the snow lies in shelves. They both wait for the birth of spring, a moment to mesmerize eternally. So I soar above the tombs...
Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
I’m hoping that freedom translates into something better– jj