We can see through others only when we see through ourselves. Lack of self-awareness renders us transparent; a soul that knows itself is opaque.
Submitted by hytain 11 months ago
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Make sure the outside of you is a good reflection of the inside of you.
— Jim Rohn
Submitted by y3teacher over 2 years ago
Why is self-awareness so important? We need it for self growth. Otherwise, it’s just self-flagellation. Self-awareness gives us an understanding of the qualities that can truly enrich our lives. Essential moral qualities are Forgiveness, Gratitude and Giving. Standards that if we could live by would make us saints.
Submitted by JelenaKrstic almost 4 years ago
There are naive questions, tedious questions, ill-phrased questions, questions put after inadequate self-criticism. But every question is a cry to understand the world. There is no such thing as a dumb question
Submitted by moon-flower over 4 years ago
Life is a one way road. You can choose to keep moving forward to new territory. Or you can choose to go in reverse because it is familiar territory, but then you get further away from ever moving forward.
Being comfortable in your own skin is far more appealing than anything layers of makeup or fancy clothes can achieve.
If there is a question in your relationship, then that is the answer.
Your decisions should not be based on other people's needs
Expectations and entitlements don't cost a thing except for those who enable it.
One hot afternoon during the era in which you’ve gotten yourself ridiculously tangled up with heroin you will be riding the bus and thinking what a worthless piece of crap you are when a little girl will get on the bus holding...two purple balloons. She’ll offer you one of the balloons, but you won’t take it because you believe you no longer have a right to such tiny beautiful things. You’re wrong. You do.
Submitted by rocketChips over 6 years ago
Only when the floor drops under your feet do you realize you have the ability to fly.
Submitted by charmybird over 6 years ago
Pray do not imagine that those who make the noise are the only inhabitants of the field.
Submitted by tetsuotrees over 6 years ago
A poet needs both the awareness of self and the desire to know others, to share one’s sense of being with others.
Submitted by laura over 6 years ago