“We evolve at the rate of the tribe we’re plugged into.” ~Caroline Myss
Who is in the tribe that you are plugged into? Are they growing and evolving the way you want to grow and evolve in your own life? Who you choose to spend your time with matters. Choose wisely.
“There is the mud, and there is the lotus that grows out of the mud. We need the mud in order to make the lotus.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh
This seems to me to be a very kintsugi-like way of looking at things. What kind of lotus is growing from the “mud” in your life?
“All the windows of my heart I open to the day.” ~John Greenleaf Whittier
What would it mean for you to open all the windows of your heart to the day today?
“You can either be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure.” ~Paul Coelho
Are you more likely to see yourself as a victim or an adventurer in search of treasure? Both are valid ways to perceive yourself in a given challenge, and your choice makes an enormous difference in how you experience those challenges.
“Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” ~Harvey Fierstein
It’s so easy to fall into the trap of allowing other people (and their expectations) to define us. It takes courage to define ourselves. How have you defined yourself?