Thoughts become perception, perception becomes reality. Alter your thoughts, alter your reality. ~ William James
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
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.
If we are completely honest with ourselves, everyone has a dark side to their personalities.
The richest and fullest lives attempt to achieve an inner balance between three realms: work, love and play.
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.