You must have a positive self perception in order to transcend anything.— Steve Maraboli
Vibrant Self Perception quotations
Truths are not truths to you unless you realize them within yourself.
Without realization, they are just ideas. For spiritual perception, spiritual consciousness, lies not in vague theological ideas, but in the acquisition of Self-realization.
If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so is ugliness.
I talk slicker than a pimp from Augusta who just had his linen suit dry-cleaned
Fresher than a pillow with a mint on it
The American mood, perhaps even the American character, has changed.
There are few manifestations any longer of the old American self-assurance which so irritated Dickens. Instead, there is a sense of frustration so perceptible that even our politicians have attempted to exploit it.
Ignorance, intolerance, egotism, self-assertion, opaque perception, dense and pitiful chuckle headedness - and an almost pathetic unconsciousness of it all, that is what I was at nineteen and twenty.
I am more than what you bargained for and nothin less than real.
The surgeons' market is imaginary, since there is nothing wrong with women's faces or bodies that social change won't cure; so the surgeons depend for their income on warping female self-perception and multiplying female self-hatred.
Because one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince.
Because one is content with oneself, one doesn't need others' approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.
Let the spirit out - Discard all thoughts of reward, all hopes of praise and fears of blame, all awareness of one's bodily self. And, finally closing the avenues of sense perception, let the spirit out, as it will.
I am not in front of my body, I am in it or rather I am it.
.. If we can still speak of interpretation in relation to the perception of one's own body, we shall have to say that it interprets itself.
The 'secret of life' is BELIEF. Rather than genes, it is our beliefs that control our lives. PSYCH-K is a set of simple, self-empowering techniques to change your beliefs and perceptions that impact your life at a cellular level.
The way I was taught, being black was a plus, always.
Being a human being, being in America, and being black, all three were the greatest things that could happen to you. The combination was unbeatable.
It take a certain type of man to teach, to be far from hood but to understand the streets.
There are many types of emotional abuse but most is done in an attempt to control or subjugate another person. Emotional abuse is like brainwashing in that it systematically wears away at the victim's self-confidence, sense of self, trust in her perceptions and self-concept.
Don't try to change the world. First, change yourself or rather, your self-perception, and you find the world automatically corresponding to the level of your understanding. You will find that it has always been you who set the pace and depth of your experience by recognizing and honoring your true nature.
Your choices have psychological consequences.
The way you choose to deal with reality, truth, facts - your choice to honor or dishonor your own perceptions - registers in your mind, for good or for bad, and either confirms and strengthens your self-esteem or undermines and weakens it.
The person who loves his life will lose it: it could not be otherwise, for to love one's life is a fundamental denial of God's sovereignty, of God's rights, and a brazen elevation of self to the apogee of one's perception, and therefore an idolatrous focus on self, which is the heart of all sin
I've never been reckless - it's always calculated. I'm mischievous, but I'm calculated.
Self-transformation is not just about changing yourself.
It means shifting yourself to a completely new dimension of experience and perception.
When the mind sees itself in the mirror of relationship, from that perception there is self-knowledge.
An indoor (or backseat) childhood does reduce some dangers to children;
but other risks are heightened, including risks to physical and psychological health, risk to children's concept and perception of community, risk to self-confidence and the ability to discern true danger
With a canvas I'm a group of seven. A migraine, take two Excedrin.
Perfectionism is self-destructive simply because there is no such thing as perfect. Perfection is an unattainable goal. Additionally, perfectionism is more about perception - we want to be perceived as perfect. Again, this is unattainable - there is no way to control perception, regardless of how much time and energy we spend trying.
Self-reflection entails asking yourself questions about your values, assessing your strengths and failures, thinking about your perceptions and interactions with others, and imagining where you want to take your life in the future.
The Self alone exists. When you try to trace the ego, which is the basis of the perception of the world and everything else, you find the ego does not exist at all and neither does all this creation that you see.
No sooner do we think we have assembled a comfortable life than we find a piece of ourselves that has no place to fit in.
Drake just stands for Do Right And Kill Everything
They say I'm old news. Well who the new star? Cause if I'm goin anywhere it's probably too far.
Pity is one of the noblest emotions available to human beings;
self-pity is possibly the most ignoble . . . . [It] is an incapacity, a crippling emotional disease that severely distorts our perception of reality . . . a narcotic that leaves its addicts wasted and derelict.
Illness is a part of every human being's experience.
It enhances our perceptions and reduces self-consciousness. It is the great confessional; things are said, truths are blurted out which health conceals.
Ordinary mind includes eternal perceptions.
Notice what you notice. Observe what's vivid. Catch yourself thinking. Vividness is self-selecting. And remember the future.
Often, the pretexts for starting a war are not real shortages of land, food or fuel, but rather perceptions - like fear, honor and perceived self-interest.
Failure can only exist from stagnant perceptions.
Everything is a process of learning and if you learn something useful, you have success.