Social media allows us to subjugate feelings and problems we don’t want to confront, like emotional eating or substance abuse, thus perpetuating our problems and delaying our happiness.
Utter frustration often precedes the breakthrough so stick with it and have faith in your journey.
We are responsible for our own relationships, their successes, their failures, the good times, the bad times. Take responsibility for creating the relationships that you desire.
When you walk around feeling quietly upset, frustrated, angry or some other negative emotion, people around you will detect it to some degree or another, even if only subconsciously.
Whatever you focus your mind on, you will consciously and subconsciously work towards.
Sometimes being overwhelmed by emotions can leave you speechless but even then it is important to identify the correct emotion.
Your eyes will contradict your words if your words contradict your thoughts and feelings.
Jealousy is when their reflection in the mirror that is your progress, is attacked rather than appreciated, begrudged rather than understood.
Our emotions are encoded in the heart signals we emit. Use the energy you feel to know how they are feeling.
How we make people feel shapes how they feel about us.
Goals for the future distract from worry and anger about the past and redirect your focus to the direction you’re travelling in.
When you become aggressive in arguments, you force the other person to become defensive which means they’ll either get ready to fight you or ready to flee from you.
We have to allow ourselves to feel it in order to heal it.
Within our emotions lie answers, truths and instructions.
Feeling your way to knowledge rather than thinking your way, often results in better learning.
Anger usually only serves us, and even then, only very fleetingly.
Correctly identifying a negative emotion takes the brain out of fight-or-flight mode and into problem-solving mode, out of tension, anger and confusion and into ease, calm and clarity.
Our emotions affect the atmosphere around us, and other people, because emotions influence the electromagnetic field our heart emits.
When people seem angry, sometimes they are simply upset and hurting. Asking the right questions helps them to work through it.
Sometimes the anger directed at another is actually anger toward the self.
Fear of confronting emotions is like fear of reading road signs.
Introspection and observation of others are vital for the ongoing good health of our own psyche; watch, learn and tweak as required.
Be you, be true to your word, don’t sell yourself short and don’t waste your life worrying.
It’s important for intuitive people to differentiate other people’s energy from their own pre-existing emotional state.
We can achieve more in a moment of compassion than in an hour of anger.
It is easy to respond with anger it is more empowering and spiritually elevating to respond with compassion.
How we care for ourselves gives our brain messages that shape our self-worth so we must care for ourselves in every way, every day.
Jealousy of another means you need to work on making you proud of yourself.
When you lack self-esteem it’s easy to keep attracting the wrong people into your life.
Arrogance created to project a self-image of superiority is the very trait that demonstrates to others deeply hidden inferiority.
Clarity and simplicity help us to build confidence keep things clear and keep them simple.
Self-esteem comes from not letting unrelated external occurrences be tied to your own self-worth.
We build confidence by daring to step outside our comfort zone in small increments.
Being your authentic self reassures the people you meet.
When you lack self-esteem, people you encounter can feel it like an invisible barrier separating them from you; conversely, confidence helps people to feel connected to you.
Implementing good relationship habits consistently over time elicits good relationships which in turn feed our thoughts about our own self-worth and capabilities.
If you emulate the behaviours of confident people, you will help yourself to become confident.
In each moment you are nurturing or damaging your relationship with yourself.
An external locus of identity is unhealthy and yet the very thing that social media encourages in those with low self-esteem.
Remembering our personal growth that resulted from negative life experiences makes new obstacles easier to embrace.
Building confidence comes from overcoming the voice in your head that says you are not capable silence the noise and then prove it wrong.
Arrogance based on relentless denial of faults eventually makes a person weary.
In a world of increasing fakery, genuine people are the sexiest.
Know your worth so you know when to say, “Yes”, and when to say, “Thank you but no thank you.
Confident people generally handle people with respect, compassion and integrity.
When you’re confident in what you have to say, you don’t need to add effect.
The long-term pain suffered by suppressing emotions is far greater than the short-term pain of confronting them.
Confident people tend to evaluate their opinions alongside those of others and then follow their intuition.
Being your authentic self exudes a quiet confidence.
Thoughts repeated over time, no matter how incorrect, become consolidated in our minds as beliefs because we’ve repeatedly affirmed them over and over again.
Healthy people learn how to frequently adjust their thoughts to make reality comfortable and realistic.
Our perspective equals our reality, tweak the perspective and you tweak your reality.
Embrace the anxiety of confronting your emotions because it’s often the emotional hitting of rock bottom that ignites our resolve to get back to the top.
Everyone feels depressed, angry or frustrated at times; it’s a crossroads not a dead end.
Depressed states can make us feel like we’re constantly fighting against ourselves but we must engage in that fight for ourselves.
Always think in terms of solutions. Focusing on the problems usually gives us more of them.
Where you are now is the result of your previous overriding thoughts and actions. Tomorrow is still in the making so plant good seeds…
Modern day information overload stops us sufficiently engaging with our thoughts.
It takes effort and concern to really think about things.
What we do makes a difference and what we think about influences what we do.
Get in the driving seat of your thoughts. You control them and they absolutely control your life.
Our brains are like computers; it’s our responsibility to programme them well, daily, and remove the viruses.
Via self-talk we give our mind instructions on what we expect of ourselves and so behave accordingly. Change the instructions and we change the outcomes.
Our emotions stem from our thoughts, redirect your thoughts to redirect your emotions.
Identifying body language changes connected with the conversation in hand gives us insights into their thoughts and emotions.
Confidence sometimes requires purposeful preparation and practice.
Taking charge of our life reinforces our self-worth.
Confidence is not posting endless selfies, or repeatedly protesting how happy or in love we are, it’s a subtle yet noticeable sheen that emanates from our being – our eyes, our words, our body language.
Lack of ownership over your anger can incorrectly absolve you of all responsibility and so keep you stuck in the anger.
Trust yourself to be able to confront and work through your emotions. If you believe you can’t do it, you won’t do it and you’ll become stuck. If you believe you can do it, you will.
For intuitive people, it can be exhausting having to constantly manage other people’s emotional needs on personal social media accounts.
Negative emotional states are a breeding ground for mistakes.