Today’s Reflection ~ Attitude

The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives. ~ William James

Something to Think About

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity. ~ Carl Jung

 

The psychologist, Carl Jung, points out that we learn about the essential good things of life by their absence. How often have you and I heard, or said, “If I only knew?” Or, “It feels so good, to feel so good again?”

What lessons has life taught you about its essential good things when they were missing from your life?

I’ve learned many lessons. Among them, never lose a moment to share my love is at the top of my list.

Something to Think About

If we are completely honest with ourselves, everyone has a dark side to their personalities.

Isabella Rossellini
Are you aware of your dark side? Is it something that frightens or inspires you? Have you made friends with your dark side?
Our dark side can be a friend in many circumstances. Can you think of a time when you needed your dark side to make something good happen?

Something to Think About

The richest and fullest lives attempt to achieve an inner balance between three realms: work, love and play.

Erik Erikson

Reflect on your life. Is it in balance? Is it out of balance? Which one of the three work, love, and play needs to be brought back into balance.

Your reflection can become a starting place to begin living a balanced life. Share ideas with readers that you find helpful.