BONUS: an exercise to feel good
If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.
You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.
Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.
When we take time to notice the things that go right - it means we're getting a lot of little rewards throughout the day.
...The more a person is inclined to gratitude, the less likely he or she is to be depressed, anxious, lonely, envious, or neurotic.
To live a life of gratitude is to open our eyes to the countless ways in which we are supported by the world around us.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
We're a nation hungry for more joy: Because we're starving from a lack of gratitude.
Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.
In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy. It is necessary, then, to cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.