“Happiness comes from within. It is not dependent on external things or on other people. You become vulnerable and can be easily hurt when your feelings of security and happiness depend on the behavior and actions of other people. Never give your power to anyone else.”
– Brian L. Weiss
Today marks the completion of the third quarter of my Positivity 365 Project. It’s hard to imagine that I’ve been writing daily for nine months with one central underlying theme: you hold the power to be, do, or have anything you want, but first you must think and believe it.
We are socialized to be condition-driven, rather than vision-driven, that is, we react to our surroundings instead of using our power to create them. Today’s Food For Thought Friday series passage is short, but there is much to consider in these words:
“Often people attempt to live their lives backwards:
They try to have more things,
or more money,
in order to do more of what they want,
so they will be happier.
The way it actually works is the reverse.
You must first be who you really are,
then, do what you need to do,
in order to have what you want.”
– Margaret Young
Thank you, thank you, thank you!