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Thought of the Moment

You have to save yourself little by little, day by day

No one will come and save you. No one will come riding on a white horse and take all your worries away. You have to save yourself, little by little, day by day.

- Charlotte Eriksson

 

Calculated Favour Trading

Networking. Win-Win. Mutual benefit. You scratch my back and I scratch yours. Let’s not mistake any of these concepts with the essence of true friendship.

Calculated favour-trading isn’t always evil. But its spirit lives on a different planet than that of a truly good friendship.

 

Family

Family is people you want to spend time with.

 

Opening Space for Consciousness to Arise

If you understand that the inappropriate behavior of your children is a call to increased consciousness on your part, you are able to view the opportunities they afford you to grow differently. Instead of reacting to them, you look within yourself and ask why you react. In the asking, you open a space for consciousness to arise.

- Dr. Shefali Tsabary

 

Trust Behaviour, Not Words

Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.

- Dr. Alfred Adler

 

How to preserve a spirit of sharing

Whenever we reprimand and discipline, we inevitably diminish honest communication.

- Dr. Shefali Tsabary

 

Do You See Me?

“Do you see me?” This is the big question your child is asking every day. “Can you recognize me for who I am, different from your dreams  and expectations for me, separate from your agenda for me?”

- Dr. Shefali Tsabary

 

Purpose of Life

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

To Be Free

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there.

- Rumi

 

Why We Are Here

This is why we’re here. To fight through the pain and, when possible, to relieve the pain of others. So simple. So hard to see.

- Andre Agassi

 

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