A chemical cure does not exist for emotional injuries. The “stuff” that disease is made of requires much more complex treatment than can be given through surgery or drugs alone. It requires, for example, the process of transforming inner grief into lessons that empower rather than destroy the individual.
— Caroline Myss (via liquid-diamonds-flowing)
When we make a purchase and/or get what we want, we are temporarily happy and fulfilled. But the reason for happiness is not because we got what we wanted, but because for a brief period of time, we stopped wanting, and thus we experience peace and happiness.
— Adyashanti (via nickpuleo)
Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.
— Alphonse Karr (via childrenofthetao)
I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.
— Steve Maraboli (via quotethat)