Posts Tagged ‘Change’

If you read a self-help book, study the Bible, or go to therapy but don’t practice, it will not help. Only practicing what you are learning will change occur. The highest form of change is practicing what you are learning.

The Buddha said, “If someone is standing on one shore and wants to go to the other shore, he has to either use a boat or swim across. He cannot just pray, ‘Oh, other shore, please come over here for me to step across!’” To a Buddhist, praying without practicing is not real prayer.

Fear is a misjudgment, doubting our ability that we can handle a situation. Courage is the opposite of fear, and a willingness to take action.

By not being preoccupied with the resentment of the condition in which we find ourselves, we can spot the area where change and improvement is possible. R. Dreikurs,