These words of encouragement for hard times will help you to recognize that whatever you are dealing with right now, no storm can last forever. Happier days are coming.
Plus, know you can always find happy times even in the midst of challenging days.
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When you look deeply into your anger you will see that the person you call your enemy is also suffering.
As soon as you see that, then your capacity for accepting and having compassion for them is there.
Thich Nhat Hanh
We are all dealing with a challenge of some kind.
Some of us are just better at hiding it than others.
Sometimes it’s tough to explain what’s going on in your head….
…when you don’t even understand it yourself. – Karen Salmansohn
You are not allowed to let the sadness ruin you. – Karen Salmansohn
Like anything else, you’ll never truly understand until it happens to you.
And even then it takes a while to understand it.
When someone is going through a storm…
…your silent presence is more powerful than a million empty words. – Thelma Davis
Letting go of unhappy thoughts and memories is an act of self-care. – Karen Salmansohn
Become a happy memory collector.
Live fully in the now, appreciating each moment.
This is how you capture future memories. – Karen Salmansohn
Inside every person is a person you don’t know.
No matter how hard you try to make things work out for the best…
some people will never change. -Karen Salmansohn
Sometimes the best thing you can do is not think, not obsess.
Just breathe and have faith that all will work out for the best.
Falling down is how we grow. Staying down is how we die. – Brian Vaczily
It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you
…rather than looking for love to compensate for a self love deficit.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they become as strong as they can be.
Do what is right. Not what is easy.
Be honestly and unapologetically you.
Because you being uniquely you will allow the people you interact with
to feel comfortable being uniquely them
…perhaps for the first time in their lives.
There is no more authentic way to connect and no greater gift to give.– Scott Dinsmore
There’s a telepathy between hearts, where no words are needed and all is understood.- Karen Salmansohn
A happy life is a balanced life.
Be kind – but not a doormat.
Trusting – but value boundaries and intuition.
Content – but stay open and growing.
Sometimes painful things can teach us lessons that we didn’t think we needed to know. Amy Poehler