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Healthy Inspiration from SparkPeople

Motivational Quote - No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.

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We all know people who just like to complain. It seems that no matter how good they have it, they’re always spreading negative energy. Even the best, most painstaking listener can have trouble with someone who finds fault with everything around them. You can shine even in the worst situations if your character is strong. If you’re starting to see the “dark side” and find yourself blaming your circumstances on other people, take another look. If you think a change of scenery will solve all your problems, think again. Change can be good. Moving on to new things can be an exciting chance to stretch yourself and break a rut. But it’s important to start with yourself when you’re finding things to improve. No matter where you live, work or play, the only constant is you. You can’t escape yourself. Change on the outside will have no effect on your happiness or fulfillment unless you change on the inside too.

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7/17/2012 6:04:52 PM

MAYBER's SparkPage
You can shine even in the worst situations if your character is strong
Change can be good start with yourself when you’re finding things to improve
Change on the inside with show through to the outside
One day at a time


7/17/2012 12:13:07 PM

How true this is! Maintain integrity and a positive attitude-- and your character will be just fine. Add a sense of humor, and life should be pleasant, if not "happy".... Cheers!!


7/17/2012 10:45:34 AM

MIAJOEB's SparkPage
Geographic changes are never as good as the ones we internalize.
What I have in common with wherever I go... Is I am always there.
So I look at things about me that do not work (like skipping breakfast and then having a sweet roll or other no no at work. ) and make a healthy change.


7/17/2012 10:43:57 AM

I love Emerson and his commonsense approach to living well. I am reminded of the idea that it is empowering to be part of the problem and part of the solution as well.

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