Whatever is expressed is impressed. Whatever you say to yourself, with emotion, generates thoughts, ideas and behaviors consistent with those words.— Brian Tracy
Authentic Positive Emotions quotations
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
Although it's not useful to drown in despair, it's also not useful to keep a 'positive attitude' when this means concealing or denying real emotions.
Under the obsessive thoughts and plans, under the emotions, positive and negative, there is an ocean of peace.
Sleep doesn't help if it's your soul that's tired.
Most traditional methods of working on oneself are mostly pain centered.
People get to repeat over and over their painful emotions without knowing how to use the body's own inherently positive direction and force.
What if you threw a protest and no one showed up? The lack of angst and anger and emotion is a big positive.
Positivity opens us. The first core truth about positive emotions is that they open our hearts and our minds, making us more receptive and more creative.
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
Positive and negative emotions cannot occupy the mind at the same time.
We cannot tell what may happen to us in the strange medley of life.
But we can decide what happens in us - how we can take it, what we do with it - and that is what really counts in the end.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
Composing a piece of music is very feminine. It is sensitive, emotional, contemplative. By comparison, doing housework is positively masculine.
He who spends time regretting the past loses the present and risks the future.
So, we have choice, and sometimes it seems very hard, but the best way to heal physically or emotionally is to keep positive.
Learn to say No without explaining yourself.
The benefits of positive emotions don't stop after a few minutes of good feelings subside. In fact, the biggest benefit that positive emotions provide is an enhanced ability to build skills and develop resources for use later in life.
Anger is one letter short of danger.
It is your responsibility to make sure that positive emotions constitute the dominating influence of your mind.
A positive attitude opens the door to positive opportunities, which leads to a positive life.
We cannot selectively numb emotions, when we numb the painful emotions, we also numb the positive emotions.
Love is a momentary upwelling of three tightly interwoven events: First, a sharing of one or more positive emotions between you and another; second, a synchrony between your and the other person’s biochemistry and behaviors; and third, a reflected motive to invest in each other’s well-being that brings mutual care
Positive emotions are not trivial luxuries, but instead might be critical necessities for optimal functioning.
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
Write about the emotions you fear the most.
The essential mark of the agitator is the high value he places on the emotional response of the public. Whether he attacks or defends social institutions is a secondary matter.
Being who we are requires that we can talk openly about things that are important to us, that we take a clear position on where we stand on important emotional issues, and that we clarify the limits of what is acceptable and tolerable to us in a relationship.
In a world where you can be anything - be kind.
The way to overcome negative thoughts and destructive emotions is to develop opposing, positive emotions that are stronger and more powerful.
Self-pity is the bestiality of emotions: it absolutely disgusts people.
When you're feeling pity for yourself, and somebody says to you 'You think maybe it's time for the pity party to be over? You should stop feeling sorry for yourself and try to think positive,' it makes you wish you could saw their head off.
Thought = creation. If these thoughts are attached to powerful emotions (good or bad) that speeds the creation
Stay positive, work had and make it happen.
One thing a goal must do is fill us with positive emotion when we think about it. The more intensely we feel about a goal the more progressively we’ll move toward it.
I'm very contra my constituency in terms of abortion because I'm positively against it. I don't have the right to any other view. My only emotion is gratitude, literally, for my life.
My work sanitizes it (emotion) but it is also symbolic of commercial art sanitizing human feelings. I think it can be read that way.... People mistake the character of line for the character of art. But it's really the position of line that's important, or the position of anything, any contrast, not the character of it.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
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.
Music and songs are written at different periods of time, at different times in your life. They reflect the feelings you have and to be honest, I quite like having positive emotions.
Foods high in bad fats, sugar and chemicals are directly linked to many negative emotions, whereas whole, natural foods rich in nutrients - foods such as fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes - contribute to greater energy and positive emotions.
Distance yourself from negativity or it will deplete your well of optimism.
My inner world seems largely to consist of three rotating emotions: embarrassment, rage, and tension. Sometimes I feel excited, but I think that's just positive tension.
Positive thinking is just one small part of positive psychology.
Plus, as an approach to well-being, positive thinking only helps you to the extent that it yields one or more positive emotions. The problem with positive thinking is that it sometimes just stays up "in the head" and fails to drip down to become a fully embodied experience.
Compassion is a living, breathing, organic emotion that vibrates through you and links you to those around you.
Many humanists have argued that happiness involves a combination of hedonism and creative moral development; that an exuberant life fuses excellence and enjoyment, meaning and enrichment, emotion and cognition.
It was a very emotional dinner... Everyone shared personal stories about her and gave her words of encouragement and inspiration. Everyone tried to remain positive.