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What is the difference …

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What is the difference between:

“I like you” and ” I love you”

Buddha answered it beautifully:

“When you like a flower, you just pluck it. But when you love a flower, you water it daily ….! One who understand this, understands life ……

Sign that we are in healthy relationship

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A reminder to ourselves ….

  • Saying “No” without guilt or fear

  • Free to ask for what you want or need

  • Taking care of yourself

  • Saying “Yes” because you want to, not out of obligation or to please others

  • Behaving according to your own values and beliefs

  • Feeling safe to express disagreement

  • Feeling supported to pursue your own goals

  • Being treated as an equal

  • Taking responsibility for your own happiness

  • Not feeling responsible for someone else’s happiness

  • Being in tune with your own feelings

  • Knowing who you are, what you believe, what you like

  • You’re comfortable telling your partner about things that make you feel vulnerable such as worries about getting laid off.

  • When you feel stressed or upset, you turn toward your partner for comfort, rather than turning away from your partner and trying to deal with it yourself.

Simple things that give you best feeling in the world

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Musee du Louvre, Paris

  1. Warmth hugs from people you love when you feel down.

  2. Crawling in the bed at the end of day, after long day.

  3. Being loved back by someone you love.

  4. Smells produced when rain falls on dry ground.

  5. Laughing till you cry.

  6. Holding a newborn, even if he/she is not yours.

  7. A glass of water when you are so thirsty.

  8. Seeing the first flowers bloom in the early spring.

  9. A long bath in the hot water with, bubble, aromatherapy oil and candle, and a glass of wine.

  10. Making a stranger smiles.

  11. Having a random act of kindness from stranger.

  12. Enjoying the quietness of a third night.

  13. Fresh smell from clean sheets.

  14. A soothing massage.

  15. Tired, but relieved feeling after good exercise.

Anymore to add? Feel free to leave a comment 🙂

Things to always be remembered ….

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Rumah Pohon, Bali

 

  • The past cannot be changed.

  • Opinions don’t define your reality.

  • Everyone’s journey is different.

  • Things always get better with time.

  • Judgements are a confession of character.

  • Overthinking will lead to sadness.

  • Happiness is found within yourself.

  • Positive thoughts create positive things.

  • Smiles are contagious.

  • Kindness is free.

  • You only fail if you quit.

  • What goes around, comes around. 

Staying in bad relationship …..

“Staying in a bad relationship is not poetic or beautiful. Staying with someone who hurts you or does not appreciate you is not romantic or beautiful. What’s beautiful is moving on. What’s beautiful is focusing on yourself. On loving who you are, regardless of how other people see you. There is no flower brighter than the first to bloom after a harsh winter”.

Motivational Quotes when You Feel Like Giving up

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Golden Tears by Gustav Klimt

  • God gives you this life because He knows that you are strong enough to live it. Dont give up.
  • God has a great plan for your life. Trust Him. 
  • Sometimes God doesn’t give you what you think you want, not because you don’t deserve it, but because you deserve better.
  • Keeps your head up. God gives his hardest battles to His strongest soldiers.
  • Remember that sometimes, not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck – Dalai Lama
  • No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always become a better version of yourself – Madonna
  • The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need tomorrow – Robert Tew
  • We all have times when life feels hard; when we’re frustrated and tired and just want to hide away. If that is you right now, don’t worry – every caterpillar has to rest to become a butterfly and you’ll soon find your wings again. In the meantime, let your Angels wrap you in theirs. You are so loved – Anna Taylor
  • Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination. The best is yet to come.
  • Don’t cry over the past, it’s gone. Don’t stress about the future, it hasn’t arrived. Live in the present and make it beautiful.
  • Beautiful things happen when you distance yourself from negativity.
  • You said you have tried everything. Have you tried not giving up?
  • A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.
  • You are allowed to scream, you are allowed to cry, but do not give up.
  • You are fail when you stop trying.
  • We all make mistakes. Don’t let that be a reason to give up.
  • It doesn’t matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop – Confucius.
  • Don’t give up because of what someone said. Use that as motivation to push harder.
  • There is always a solution for any problem, so don’t give up.
  • It always seems impossible, until it’s done – Nelson Mandela.
  • Sometimes I feel like giving up, but then I remember I have a lot of people to prove wrong.
  • We don’t grow when things are easy. We grow when we face challenges.
  • Within every problem is opportunity, don’t give up.
  • When nothing is sure, everything is possible.