2) It's okay to cry.
3) Never say never.
4) Taking risks is never easy, but it's worth it.
5) Plans typically go awry.
6) Being confident & loving yourself is one of the best & most freeing things you can do.
7) Don't settle for less.
8) Family loves you no matter what.
9) You have to walk your own path, live your own journey.
10) Don't wait for certain things to happen to be happy. Be happy now.
11) Relationships are not about intensity.
12) Not everything is directly related to me.
13) I cannot rely on other people to make me happy.
14) "Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses, & disappointments."
15) Never give your whole self away for a man. Or anyone.
16) I don't have to be sad to be a good artist.
17) Feel the feelings & then let them go.
18) "You could pray for 1000 nights, visualize for 1000 days, & give thanks for 1000 things, but it's
when you physically prepare the way - no matter how silly, tiny, or futile your efforts may seem -
that 1000 miracles will transform you." (I don't have the source of this quote)
19) Be a part of something bigger.
20) Life isn't about finding happiness in others; it's about finding it in yourself. It's always there.
21) Anticipate the positive.
22) " Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is." ~Ernest Hemingway
23) "Don't be reckless with hearts, & don't put up with people who are reckless with yours." ~Vonnegut
24) To truly know yourself, you must drop the desire to be understood by others.
25) Live from your core.
26) It's amazing what you find in the palm of your hand when you finally release your grip.