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“Love yourself, accept yourself, forgive yourself and be good to yourself because without you the rest of us are without a source of many wonderful things.” ~Leo F. Buscaglia

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from Live Purposefully Now

4 Compassionate Ways To Move Beyond The Pain Of The Past

Look into your heart and discover what brings you pain and determine never to inflict that on another…that’s true compassion. If someone is lashing out at you in anger, it’s because they’re afraid or in pain. Risk shining your light when someone is struggling in the dark. Remember the more happiness you help others find, the more happiness will fill your days. - read: http://livepurposefullynow.com/4-compassionate-ways-move-beyond-pain-past/

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Found this posted by @ericgoonpowell fantastic guy by the way. I don't want to be one of those people that are all "proud to be an asshole" kind of attitude but this picture is so true for me. I live by a pretty set in stone rule of "if you're nice to me I'm nice to you". There are exceptions like if you're nice to me but rude to someone I care about I will hate you. If you cut me off in traffic Im gonna hate you. You could be the sweetest little grandma and imma still be mad at you for not…

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Non-harming through both word and action is a quality of peaceful living. We may think of non-harming and immediately think of hurting someone for example in an angry outburst. But we harm ourselves as well as others when we boil in anger. The very vibration of anger as it courses through our veins is hot like lava causing our blood pressure to rise our field of vision to narrow and our mind to close so that we act rashly all because we perceive ourselves to be in life-threatening danger…

from After Narcissistic Abuse

On the Road to Forgiving the Injustice of a Narcissist

The Injustice of a Narcissist - each new discovery about how ruthless and inhumane the narcissist really is cause feelings of shock, disbelief, denial, hurt, abandonment, injustice, fear, and the most intense anger a human can feel. If you’ve ever experienced being betrayed, soul raped, identity thieved, robbed and then lied about and blamed by a person you called a close friend, this is the closest I can get to describing what narcissistic abuse feels like to those who haven’t experienced…

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