Week 23.1 - “If you want to fly, you have to let go of everything that weights you down.”

Week 23.1

“We don’t grow when things are easy; we grow when challenged with adversity. The tallest trees in the forest, such as the giant redwoods, grow where there is already tall trees.. Competition and challenge force us to grow taller.” - David Scott

However, “There is a fine line between challenging yourself and overwhelming yourself.” - Brittany Burgunder

Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life. - Amy Poehler

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. - Helen Keller

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are. - Bernice Johnson Reagon

“If you want to fly, you have to let go of everything that weights you down.”

The world is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. W.B. Yeats

The scariest moment of any adventure, is always just before you start. Stephen King

Little by little, one travels far. J. R. R. Tolkien (The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings)

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Mark Twain

We know what we are, but can we truly imagine what we are possible of becoming? If you can dream it, then you can achieve it.

“If you don’t challenges yourself, you will never realize what you can become. The bigger the challenge, the bigger the opportunity for growth.”

A ship is always safe a shore but that is not what it’s built for. Albert Einstein

Nothing grows in the shade of the comfort zone.

“If it doesn’t challenge you it doesn’t change you.” Fred Devito

“Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes them meaningful.” Anonymous

We are not born with character, character is forged; earned through hard fought battles of our life’s experiences.” David Scott

“When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change.” Paulo Coelho

“Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew.” Cicely Tyson

Not all those who wander are lost

Time is not something you find it is something you make.

You have to risk going too far to discover just how far you can really go. Jim Rohn

“Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.” – The Buddha

Love can be the most exhilarating and excruciating experience. It’s the only thing truly worth living for, yet can be so heart-wrenching when it calls to you.

Love has been described in countless ways because it’s only from our own experience that we truly know what true love is and means.

"What most people need to learn in life is how to love people and use things instead of using people and loving things." — Unknown

"Love is what we’re born with. Fear is what we learned here." — Marianne Williamson

"If you love someone set them free. If they come back, they’re yours; if they don’t, they never were." — Richard Bach

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage." — Lao Tzu

Life is constant change and evolution. Every next level of your life will demand a different you.

Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. Carl Jung

“If you want to fly, you have to let go of everything that weights you down.”

If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else. Laurence J. Peter

I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can’t see from the center. Kurt Vonnegut

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” – Carl Jung

“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” – The Buddha

“When you start counting your blessings, instead of counting the things you feel are missing in your life, your whole life turns around.” – David Scott