Life’s not always easy—things don’t always go to plan. Sometimes—we’re thrown a few curve balls. And it’s during our most challenging times that we have the opportunity to reflect and grow.
Below are fifteen quotes to inspire you on the path to finding peace through self-reflection.
Quote 1: Pay attention to your patterns. The way you learned to survive may not be the way you want to continue to live. Heal and shift. – Thelma Bryant-Davis
Quote 2: If you’re not at peace with yourself, nothing that you attract will bring you peace. – @MasteringLawofAttraction
Quote 3: Stressful emotional states influence how we perceive reality. The key to reducing anxiety is to press pause and make sure “what’s going on” is really going on. – @nicolesachslcsw
Quote 4: Most of our anxiety, confusion, and frustration occurs because we’re focused on what might happen in the future instead of what is happening right now. – Inspired by @drnicoifrfurkens
Quote 5: Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now—we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones. – Thich Nhat Hanh
Quote 6: Let go once. And if it keeps coming up, let go again. Peace does not just happen. You have to practice it. – Inspired by Yung Pueblo
Quote 7: The more you try to control something, the more it controls you. Free yourself and let things take their natural course. – Unknown
Quote 8: It’s not about having perfect thoughts all of the time. It’s about not feeding the heavy or mean ones—letting them pass without allowing them to take root and control your actions. – Inspired by Yung Pueblo
Quote 9: The mind is everything. What you think you become. – Buddha
Quote 10: If you seek peace, be still. If you seek wisdom, be silent. If you seek love, be yourself. – Becca Lee
Quote 11: When I am sharply judgmental of any other person, it’s because I sense or see reflected in them some aspect of myself that I don’t want to acknowledge. – Dr. Gabor Mate
Quote 12: Every time we judge someone else, we reveal an unhealed part of ourselves. – @MasteringLawofAttraction
Quote 13: The way you perceive others will affect the way you respond to them in their most challenging moments. – @hooysofficial
Quote 14: Life isn’t happening to me. Life is happening from me. I am emanating the signal to which all life is responding. – Abraham Hicks
Quote 15: Today, I choose life. Every morning when I wake up, I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices—today, I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it. – Kevyn Aucoin
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