Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting the bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.
One sign of maturity is knowing when to ask for help.
Depression occurs when you are not being yourself.
Strength is a capacity for endurance.
One of the dividends of suffering is the universal discovery the we posses a strength within us we never knew we had. Navigating through a difficult episode not only shows us that inner strength is there but convinces us it will always be there to serve us in the future. Overcoming gives us an assurance of personal confidence and value that far exceeds what we thought we possessed before our struggles began.
I had gone through life thinking that I was better than everyone else and at the same time, being afraid of everyone. I was afraid to be me.
When we don't enjoy what we do, we only nick the surface of our potential.
Rather than focus on the negative aspects of change, which is loss, I focus on the adventure of it and say "What's next?"