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Self Justification in Marriage

"Every marriage is a story, and like all stories it is subject to its participant’s distorted perceptions and memories that preserve the narrative as each side sees it."

Tavris, C., & Aronson, E. (2007). Mistakes were made (but not by me): Why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts. Orlando, Fla: Harcourt.

"Be more concerned about your character than your reputation … because your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think of you."

- John Wooden (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

Viewing All Living Beings as Supreme

dancingdakini:

The highest state of being is full enlightenment, and the main path to enlightenment is the realizations of love, compassion, bodhichitta, and the six perfections. We can only develop these realizations with the help of other living beings - we need them to practice love, compassion, giving,…

"If someone is emitting negative vibes, don’t try to tolerate it or ignore what you’re feeling for the sake of being nice. Defuse it by not giving them much energy, effort, and time without thinking twice."

- Awakened Vibrations (via awakenedvibrations)

Some Wisdom for the Journey …

onlinecounsellingcollege:

1. Accept that challenges will always come your way. No one’s journey is going to be “plain sailing”.
2. Don’t only think about your destiny. Commit to trying something and create your own success.
3. Choose to take control of the helm of your life. Don’t let other people divert you from your…