“If you avoid conflict to keep the peace you start a war within yourself.” Cheryl Richardson “Your fear is 100% dependent on you for its survival.” Steve Maraboli “When trauma has shaped you, try not to confuse who you had to become with who you can be.” Thema Bryant Davis
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“Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional.” Roger Crawford “Learn from the stories of people who faced challenges you haven’t yet experienced.” Joanna Barsh “Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it’s
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“Anxiety happens when you think you have to figure out everything all at once. Breathe. You’re strong. You got this. Take it day by day.” Karen Salmansohn “Sometimes when you’re overwhelmed by a situation—when you’re in the darkest of darkness—that’s when your priorities are reordered.” Phoebe Snow “In any situation,
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“There’s no such thing as running away from the problem. They’re very patient and will wait a lifetime for you.” Darnell Lamont Walker “If you choose to not deal with an issue, then you give up your right of control over the issue and it will select the path of
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“Walls turned sideways are bridges.” ~~Angela Davis “Fear builds its phantoms which are more fearsome than reality itself.” ~~Jawaharlal Nehru “Success is sometimes the outcome of a whole string of failures.” ~~Vincent Van Gogh #4 Problems bother me only to the degree I permit. I now better understand my problems.
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“I encourage people to remember that “no” is a complete sentence.” ~~Gavin de Becker “To be aggressive is to decide for others. To be assertive is to decide for yourself. And to trust that there is enough, that you are enough.” ~~Edith Eva Eger “Assertiveness is not what you do,
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“No is a complete sentence.” ~~Anne Lamont “I’m allowed to do what’s best for me even if it upsets people.” ~~Unknown ‘I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” ~~Maya Angelou #4 Problems bother me only to the degree I permit.
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“Change your perception of things and you will change your reality.” ~~Anonymous “We can’t choose the filters that others choose when they look at us.” ~~Anonymous “What screws us up most in life is the picture in our head of how it is supposed to be.” ~~Anonymous #4 Problems bother
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“You are allowed to be both a Masterpiece and a Work in Progress simultaneously.” ~~Unknown “I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.” ~~Rosa Parks “You can’t calm the storm, so stop trying.
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“A problem well stated is a problem half solved.” ~~John Dewey “I can be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it.” ~~Maya Angelou “If you choose to not deal with an issue, then you give up your right of control over the issue
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