It’s humbling, to become the very thing you once mocked.
Until we are able to love and take care of ourselves, we cannot be of much help to others.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Hanh, T.N. (2009). Teachings on love. Parallax Press.
“It’s not your job to like me - it’s mine”
― Byron Katie
"Saying yes to happiness means learning to say no to things and people that stress you out." -Thema Davis.
"If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete." Jack Kornfield.
The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.
Once you have accepted your flaws no-one can use them against you.
It is neither necessary, nor possible to change others. But if you can change yourself you will find that no other change is needed.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
If they don’t know you personally, don’t take it personal.