Tag: Maya Angelou

I’VE LEARNED — ABOUT BITTERNESS

I’ve Learned:  That when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere. Feelings of bitterness can affect the way a person is with friends and family.  These feelings surface where deep hurt has been caused.  It causes you to put up personal boundaries to prevent you from…

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CHANGE YOUR ATTITUDE – BE POSITIVE

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.    ~ Maya Angelou ~ Start by pretending to be happy.  Smile, and smile a lot!  Happiness is something you can fake until you feel more positive.  While making yourself smile should…

MISTAKES ARE LEARNING TOOLS

We are shaped by our thoughts. We become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. How we think is the kind of life we live. Our memories of our past strongly influence how we envision our life…

PATIENCE AND PASSION

Seek patience and passion in equal amounts.  Patience alone will not build the temple.  Passion alone will destroy its walls.    ~ Maya Angelou ~ Patience helps us develop tolerance for life’s frustrations. It teaches us how to wait calmly and to have self-control. Knowing what really matters…what’s…