Acceptance doesn't mean passivity. It doesn't mean being a victim. It simply means seeing and recognizing how things are and realizing that we need to decide what to do based on that, and not on how we think things are, how we think things sho... Read more
Life is a building. It rises slowly, day by day throughout the years.
Every new lesson we learn lays a block on the edifice, which is rising
silently within us. Every experience, every touch of another life on ours,
every influence that ... Read more
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We
must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.
We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that
this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.-Marie Curie... Read more
The journey through life has many valleys that we can't just skip over, and also many mountains to climb that we can't just jump over. It is also true that we need the space and the freedom to make our own mistakes. Trial and error seem to be ... Read more
When we recognize that nothing has to go right for us
to be happy, that people do not have to behave for us
to love them, our walk home can be surprisingly simple.
We have enormous power not to manipulate the world,
but to be happy and t... Read more
Life holds no promises as to what will come your way.
You must search for your own ideals and work toward reaching them.
Life makes no guarantees as to what you値l have.
It just gives you time to make choices and to take chances
an... Read more
Life is not always what one wants it to be, but to make
the best of it, as it is, is the only way of being happy.-Jennie Jerome Churchill... Read more
We are all flowers in the Great Spirit's garden. We share a common
root, and the root is Mother Earth. The garden is beautiful
because it has different colors in it, and those colors
represent different traditions and cultural background... Read more
You are the person who has to decide.
Whether you'll do it or toss it aside,
You are the person who makes up your mind.
Whether you'll lead or will linger behind,
Whether you'll try for the goal that's afar.
Or just be contented to sta... Read more
Rest assured that, generally speaking, others are acting in
exactly the same manner that you would under exactly the
same circumstances. Hence, be kind, understanding,
empathetic, compassionate, and loving.-Gary W. Fenchuk
... Read more
This Week Cardio
Sunday: Cycling 16-19 mph: 20 minutes
Monday: Cycling 16-19 mph: 10 minutes
Tuesday: Walking 21 min/mile: 20 minutes
Wednesday: Aerobics High Impact: 16 minutes
Line Dancing: 11 minutes ... Read more
Almost a year ago, I got involved with the boards here on SP and had a measure of success. Somewhere along the way, I got lost. Looking back, I see some things I could have done differently but that's neither here nor there. Shoulda, Woulda, an... Read more
The world has a way of giving what is demanded of it. If you
are frightened and look for failure and poverty, you will get them,
no matter how hard you may try to succeed. Lack of faith in
yourself, in what life will do for you, cuts you... Read more
Living Lie Fully
Just because your voice reaches halfway around
the world doesn't mean you are wiser than
when it reached only to the end of the bar.-Edward R. Murrow
Bigger is not a... Read more
I started new meds a few days ago for bipolar and now I'm stopping them. They're not making me feel sick or have headaches but I haven't had the energy to exercise and I'm sleeping a lot. On top of that, my eating is out of control. I got on the... Read more