The symbol in Chinese for crisis is made up of two ideographs: one means danger, the other means opportunity. This symbol is a reminder that we can choose to turn a crisis into an opportunity or into a negative experience.— Virginia Satir
Delicious Negative Experiences quotations
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
There have been times when I felt suicidal and I would stop my head from going in that direction of negativity because I thought there'd be something I'd miss that was funny in the future. If there's a chance I'm going to laugh tomorrow then want to live to experience that.
Your reactions, whether positive or negative, are creative of future circumstances. In your imagination, you can hear words congratulating you on getting a wonderful new job. That imaginal act now goes forward and you will encounter this pleasant experience in the future.
Wear your tragedies as armor, not shackles.
Sometimes maybe you need an experience.
The experience can be a person or it can be a drug. The experience opens a door that was there all the time but you never saw it. Or maybe it blasts you into outer space...All that negative stuff. All the pain...It just floted away from me, I just floated away from it...up and away.
Affirmations are our mental vitamins, providing the supplementary positive thoughts we need to balance the barrage of negative events and thoughts we experience daily.
It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steps on the path, and to proceed.
Do more things that make you forget to check your phone.
Resilience is a precious skill. People who have it tend to also have three underlying advantages: a believe that they can influence life events; a tendency to find meaningful purpose in life’s turmoil; and a conviction that they can learn from both positive and negative experiences.
What we have to learn, in both meditation and in life, is to be free of attachment to the good experiences, and free of aversion to the negative ones.
Our rational minds often attempt to minimise or negate the mystical encounters.
We forget the power of our experiences. We must embrace the reality of that event, which is a miracle.
Distance yourself from negativity or it will deplete your well of optimism.
Life is a daily cleansing. Negativity must be washed away, if you wish to attract positive experiences to your life.
Dramatic and emotional trading experiences tend to be negative.
Pride is a great banana peel, as are hope, fear, and greed. My biggest slip-ups occurred shortly after I got emotionally involved with positions.
Why do we hold onto negativity? For some reason, we believe that others are affected by our experience of remaining upset, hurt or angry. Holding on to pain, anger, guilt or shame is the glue that binds us to the situation we want to escape.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
Dr. Shapiro is a pioneer in the field of helping people overcome trauma and negative past experiences.
There are no mistakes in life, only lessons.
There is no such thing as a negative experience, only opportunities to grow, learn and advance along the road of self-mastery. From struggle comes strength. Even pain can be a wonderful teacher.
Resistance in my experience always kicks in when you're trying to move from a lower level to a higher level or to identify with a braver part of yourself or your higher nature. So it's that negative repelling force. It's kind of the dragon that we have to slay every day if we're artists or entrepreneurs.
When you can't look on the bright side I will sit with you in the dark.
Do not allow negative experiences to make you bitter.
They should make you wiser, and with that wisdom you shall find joy.
Scared and sacred are spelled with the same letters.
Awful proceeds from the same root word as awesome. Terrify and terrific. Every negative experience holds the seed of transformation.
I am humanly unable to correct my negative self-image until I encounter a life-changing experience with non-judgmental love bestowed upon me by a Person whom I admire so much that to be unconditionally accepted by Him is to be born again.
Every time you subtract negative from your life, you make room for more positive.
To the non-initiate, whose experience of sexuality and bodily pleasure may be distorted by negative cultural conditioning, the introduction of sexuality into a sacred context is often mistakenly misconstrued as the ordinary pursuit of sex for recreation.
One has to handle these negative experiences alone.
You can't get help from your friends or family.You're finally alone with it, and you have to come to grips with misfortune and go on.
He was too tough to experience disappointments and resentments - negative affections. In this nihilist fin de siècle, he was affirmation. Right through to illness and death. Why did I speak of him in the past? He laughed, he is laughing, he is here. It's your sadness, idiot, he'd say.
A negative mind will never give you a positive life
The subconscious mind will translate into its physical equivalent a thought impulse of a negative or destructive nature, just as readily as it will act upon thought impulses of a positive or constructive nature. This accounts for the strange phenomenon which so many millions of people experience, referred to as "misfortune" or "bad luck."
If only we would learn every day of our lives to overcome those things in our character which are negative, to let go and let God take them over, we would all know what it was to experience harmonious living.
Power is at the root of the human experience.
Our attitudes and beliefs--positive or negative--are all extensions of how we define and use power.
Be happy. It really annoys negative people.
People who experience negative or stressful emotions on an ongoing basis are less healthy and live shorter lives.
People who acquire things beyond their usefulness not only will derive little or no marginal gains from these acquisitions, but they also will experience negative consequences, as with any form of gluttony.
It's a passion when you're doing it for other people and you're doing it for the people around you making the film and the people who are going to see the film, and the giving. When you start thinking about you doing it for some sort of self-gain, then I think it becomes an obsession. It becomes a negative experience.
How deep is the mud? Depends on who you ask. We all go through the same stuff differently.
Resilience is the maintenance of high levels of positive affect and well-being in the face of adversity. It is not that resilient individuals never experience negative affect, but rather that the negative affect does not persist.
Whoever uses psychedelics should treat them with greatest respect.
When Aldous and I used them, we prepared the ambience and ourselves the day before. The day of the session was kept as a holy day, and there were beautiful fruits and flowers around. The result was, that we had no negative experiences.
For me, there is no such thing as a negative experience.
Life will give you whatever experience is the most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.
We are also very presumptuous to negate the possibility that an illness may be a gift. It's a neutral experience is what I'm trying to say. It should be viewed in some regard as no different than any other experience.
Words form the thread on which we string our experiences.
[Therefore be careful how you interpret your life. Don't think or speak negatively lest your subconscious and others take you at your word and you are hung by your own tongue!]
Bitterness is a result of clinging to negative experiences.
It serves you no good, and closes the door to your future.
Strict conservation of energy in the elementary process had thus been confirmed also by a negative experiment.
Most people who are on a spiritual path realize their thoughts are crucial to their experiences. If you have negative thoughts, you draw and attract negative experiences to yourself. But knowing that and ruling your behavior by it can seem like two different things.