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“You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.” – Dan Millman

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Quote of the day …

“You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.”

 

– Dan Millman

 
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Jaded Coloured Spectacles

Judging by the number of comments, seems like I was missed yesterday. As a general rule, I think one should rest of Saturdays and Sundays. I do try and put at least one quote out per day – sometimes the simplest things are the best. In these times of struggle it might be the only positive/interesting thing that person saw that day.

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Yesterday best described as “jaded”, one of my commenters apparently felt the same, so I wasn’t the only one in that boat. We are, like it or not interdependent, it’s how the world still spins. Without spending countless hours, or having any qualifications, this is roughly what I said :

Sometimes life doesn’t feel full of possibilities, it’s the same for most people. “Charisma” seems to take a day off, for various reasons.

 

Ultimately, short version – In the end up, it’s up to you to pull yourself back to a motivated and positive state – external forces sometimes are there to help, sometimes we have to do it on our own.

 

Sometimes reaching out and telling a friend how you feel can bring one back to positive mental attitude. Other’s rely on their faith.

 

Do something you enjoy doing today, or do something for someone else, that they’d enjoy. Write or speak to someone you miss, or haven’t written in a long time. Do you’re own mini-thanksgiving – think of all the things in your life you are grateful for.

 

“When the going get’s tough, the tough get going”

I’m fairly sure by now that the 38000 of you subscribed to my blog are smarter than me, so what would you have said ?

Well, there are a few subscribers straight off of this page –

https://doncharisma.org/2015/03/23/100-ways-to-say-not-the-brightest/

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“Reduce the speed and intensity to reduce stress. A flower blooms slowly, in calmness, and in serenity.” – Debasish Mridha

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Quote of the day …

“Reduce the speed and intensity to reduce stress. A flower blooms slowly, in calmness, and in serenity.”

 

– Debasish Mridha

 
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“Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” – Hermann Hesse

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Quote of the day …

“Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.”

 

– Hermann Hesse

 
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“Happiness is the only thing that multiplies when you share it.” – Albert Schweitzer

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Quote of the day …

“Happiness is the only thing that multiplies when you share it.”

 

Albert Schweitzer

 

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“The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.” – Charles Dickens

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Quote of the day …

“The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.”

 

Charles Dickens

 

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“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle

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Quote of the day …

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”

 

Milton Berle

 

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“In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.” – Les Brown

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Quote of the day …

“In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a
positive impact.”

 

Les Brown

 

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“Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before.” – Bonnie Blair

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Quote of the day …

“Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve
done before.”

 

Bonnie Blair

 

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