Shine Your Light Quotes (253 quotes)
10 ways to find happiness: Learn how to shine in all areas of your life
Our breath shortens and muscles tighten, and all we want to do is break free from the present. This experience happens to us all — a medical exam we want to avoid, a work project we want to erase from our plate. The thing is, that stress and fear are what continuously hold us back. And they exist in the present. Sit in the present. Be present.
I thought I had looked everywhere. I tried relationships, work, adventure travels, and a life filled with friends and activity, but still I felt anxious. I was disenchanted with life. I knew there had to be more, and I am delighted to tell you that I found it when I learned to get out of the way. Without my realizing it, I had been caught up in habitual ways of thinking and feeling that dominated my everyday life.
I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.
The most effective way to achieve anything big in life, whether that is to get a promotion, start a business, get fit or run a marathon, is to play to your strengths. That means making the most of the skills you already have, rather than dwelling on the things you can't do. It works because to get ahead in work and life you don't actually need to be good at everything; you just need to be good at some things and to use those skills well. As a bonus, studies show that people who play to their strengths tend to be happier, less stressed and more satisfied with their lives. Here's how to do it right:. Your strengths are a mixture of your talents, knowledge and skills.
Have you ever considered you are too hard on yourself? That you were keeping your character or personality from shining brighter? Often times, we may in our heads critique ourselves too harshly when we, in fact, have unbridled potential. Remember the importance of self-love, self-value and self-confidence with these 5 ways to let yourself shine brighter:. Remember positive moments, and build your self-confidence for future endeavors on these.