In the United States 18.1% of the population suffer from Anxiety and 9% suffer from depression. Science is finding that one of the two main causes for their mental illnesses is News and Social Media.
An Israeli study in Gaza found that those who increased their normal viewing of TV news were 1.6x more likely to develop anxiety.
Inside the chaos, build a temple of peace and calm tonight where you can amplify the good and positive in your life and turn off the negative.
“From the fog of despair, hope emerges ridding on the back of fear.” – David Scott
“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.” ― Joseph Campbell
“Enlightenment is when a wave realizes it is the ocean.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
Try to hold on and enjoy this ride…. Smooth seas never made a skilled sailor. It takes the storms of life to cultivate our inner strength and willpower. The harder you work, the “luckier” you become. Do the work and all is coming.
“Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.”
“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” ― William Faulkner
“Your feelings aren’t random, they are messengers. And if you want to get anywhere, you need to be able to let them speak to you, and tell you what you really need.” ~Brianna West
“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr.
“The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, then we do not love them: we only love the reflection of ourselves we find in them” – Thomas Merton
“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” ― Pablo Neruda
Just because you are right, does not mean, I am wrong. You just haven’t seen life from my side.” Anonymous
“When spiders unite, they can tie down a lion.”- Ethiopian Proverb
Stop allowing media to divide us. “Unity is strength, division is weakness.” – Swahili Proverb
“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” – Martin Luther
“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
“Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.” – Jonas Salk
“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” -TOM BODETT
“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important things is not to stop questioning.” – ALBERT EINSTEIN
“Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment.” – NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” Anais Nin
“The reality of life is that your perceptions – right or wrong – influence everything else you do. When you get a proper perspective of your perceptions, you may be surprised how many other things fall into place.”
When you look down at the earth from space, there are no boundaries or borders. Fences and division are created by humans and only exist because we believe in them.
“Why struggle to open a door between us when the whole wall is an illusion?” -Rumi
“If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite and limitless.”
“Our relationships are a reflection of the relationship we have with ourselves.” – Iyanla Vanzant
Getting your heartbroken is scary. Getting dumped is scary. Getting rejected is scary. But nothing is scarier than the knowledge that you could have had great love and you chose the absence of pain instead.”
“If you surround yourself with people who are strong and positive, you are much more likely to see a world of opportunity and adventure.” – Jack Canfield
Just because the war is lost, it does not mean that you must be conquered.
Mistakes are often the best teachers. When we listen to them, we grow.
“I’ve learned more from pain than I could’ve ever learned from pleasure.”
The harder you work, the luckier you will become.
What is your trajectory. If you don’t change direction, you will end up where you are going. “You must not allow your long term goals and dreams to be derailed off track by short term defeats. A stumble can often prevent a fall.” – David Scott
“Success is often just over the next horizon, People often don’t fail, they just quit trying.” – David Scott
“Happy the person that gets up every morning with enthusiasm and falls asleep with satisfaction in their heart.” David Scott
“You could have grown cold, but you grew courageous instead. You could have given up, but you kept on going. You could have seen obstacles, but you called them adventures. You could have called them weeds, but instead you called them wildflower. You could have died a caterpillar, but you fought on to be a butterfly. You could have denied yourself goodness, but instead you chose to show yourself some self-love. You could have defined yourself by the dark days, but instead through them you realized your light.” – S.C. Lourie