The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.— Gerald G. Jampolsky
Special Fear Of Change quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
Anyone can achieve their fullest potential, who we are might be predetermined, but the path we follow is always of our own choosing. We should never allow our fears or the expectations of others to set the frontiers of our destiny. Your destiny can't be changed but, it can be challenged. Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.
If the only thing people learned was not to be afraid of their experience, that alone would change the world.
You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.
If the world is to be healed through human efforts, I am convinced it will be by ordinary people, people whose love for this life is even greater than their fear. People who can open to the web of life that called us into being
If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.
In other words, begin to act the part, as well as you can, of the person you would rather be, the person you most want to become. Gradually, the old, fearful person will fade away.
Exploiting people's emotions of fear, envy and anxiety is not hope, it's not change, it's partisanship. We don't need partisanship. We don't need demagoguery, we need solutions.
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.
Our past is not, as some fear, a series of events carved in stone that we must carry around for the rest of our lives... but a kaleidoscope of experiences that, when viewed through different lenses, can 'color' (change) how we see our present and future.
In every crisis there is a message.
Crises are nature's way of forcing change - breaking down old structures, shaking loose negative habits so that something new and better can take their place.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
I have accepted fear as a part of life - specifically the fear of change.
.. I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back.
A kind of light spread out from her. And everything changed color. And the world opened out. And a day was good to awaken to. And there were no limits to anything. And the people of the world were good and handsome. And I was not afraid any more.
Fear isn't so difficult to understand.
After all, weren't we all frightened as children? Nothing has changed since Little Red Riding Hood faced the big bad wolf. What frightens us today is exactly the same sort of thing that frightened us yesterday. It's just a different wolf. This fright complex is rooted in every individual.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
The population suffers from a fear of change, for their conditioning assumes a static identity, and challenging ones belief system, usually results in insult and apprehension, for being wrong is erroneously associated with failure. When in fact, to be proven wrong should be a celebrated, for it is elevating someone to a new level of understanding.
With the spirit of my administration, New York City is poised for dramatic change. The era of fear has had a long enough reign.
True health begins with your thoughts.
Thinking about comfort, strength, flexibility and youthfulness attracts those qualities into your life and body. Dwelling on illness, fear, disease and pain does just the opposite. Your work is to notice and change your thoughts and move them in the direction of health and happiness.
The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.
If you have a 2 or 3 year old who is not talking, you must start an early intervention program. The worst thing you can do with an autistic 3 year old is to do nothing.
Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body.
We all like to think that if we were the victims of domestic abuse we'd up and leave - but it's not always as easy or straightforward as that. Women stay with abusive partners for all kinds of reasons - they love them, they fear them, they have children with them, they believe they can change them or they simply have no where else to go.
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.
Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change.
The key to change... is to let go of fear.
How strange that the nature of life is change, yet the nature of human beings is to resist change. And how ironic that the difficult times we fear might ruin us are the very ones that can break us open and help us blossom into who we were meant to be.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that
Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
With all of the hysteria, all of the fear, all of the phony science, could it be that man-made global warming is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people? It sure sounds like it.
That your enemies have been created is God's doing;
that they hate you and wish to ruin you is their own doing. What should you say about them in your mind? "Lord be merciful to them, forgive them their sins, put the fear of God in them, change them!" You are loving in them not what they are, but what you would have them to become.
The fear of making permanent commitments can change the mutual love of husband and wife into two loves of self-two loves existing side by side, until they end in separation.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
Slowness to change usually means fear of the new.
Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear.
I have no fear of making changes, destroying the image, etc.
, because the painting has a life of its own.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
The beauty of life is, while we cannot undo what is done, we can see it, understand it, learn from it and change. So that every new moment is spent not in regret, guilt, fear or anger, but in wisdom, understanding and love.
Your emotional reactions to the evil you encounter and your judgments of it show you what you need to change in yourself. Changing those parts of your personality that judge, react in fear, and cannot love into acceptance, fearlessness, and love is the journey you were born to make.
Some of the things you believe were never true.
They were someone else's fears. Give yourself a chance to examine your thoughts. Change those that are negative. You are deserving.
The human ego prefers anything, just about anything, to falling, or changing, or dying. The ego is that part of you that loves the status quo – even when it's not working. It attaches to past and present and fears the future.
We can struggle with what is. We can judge and blame others or ourselves. Or we can accept what cannot be changed. Peace comes from an honorable and open heart accepting what is true. Do we want to remain stuck? Or to release the fearful sense of self and rest kindly where we are?