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Nice Things To Say

Whenever you try to make positive changes in your life youll experience resistance. Sometimes the resistance is internal meaning you vs. yourself. Waking up earlier to go to the gym sucks. Much easier to press snooze. Politely declining that slice of pizza when your coworkers just happen to be throwing another impromptu party.agony. Same thing with starting a business. Sometimes you put so many obstacles in your own way that you forget why you wanted to start the damn thing to begin with…

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Yes, these sound very nice. I will say that if you try to pick uplifting music, be careful; some things are perceived much differently when depressed, including music, and personally, standard uplifting music tends to make me feel much worse and alone.

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Things to do when you are sad! Cheer up :) Ya know, placebos (yes, placebos) can help you cheer up too.. click the link for more info and smiiiiile!

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Instead of getting defensive, just say, "thanks for letting me know your thoughts. I'll consider them." -Henry Cloud

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Changed Attitudes do aid recovery. My attitude influences my recovery choices. Serenity is possible with changes in my attitude, expectations, and responses. As I grew in Al-anon, it became clear that my true responsibility was to care for myself. My caretaking and controlling actually hurt others, possibly cheating them out of an opportunity to learn and grow. Today I can detach with love, not only because it's a nice thing to do but because it really is the only way we can truly Let Go…

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How to apologize correctly. This is phrased in the context of marriage, but I think these rules of thumb are important for any kind of relationship with another human being. I struggle with a lot of these; it's a harsh, but nice, reminder to be a better person.

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BE NICE (They All Hate Us)

Yes, people just don't get it. It doesn't take much to say and do nice things, yet we fail at the first hurdle; depending on what we deal with. Be inspired. Change the way you do things and just Be Nice!

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Brene Brown has great things to say about vulnerability and shame. Currently listening through Daring Greatly on my walks to work right now.

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