Our Holiday Gift to You - Our Favorite Quotes for the New Year


Last year at this time, we offered our Top 10 Mindfulness Tips from 2012.  This year, we want to give you some food for thought (no calories in this holiday gift), our Favorite Quotes for the New Year.  We love great quotes and the wisdom that comes from these incredible people.  They are like nourishment for the soul. We offer these to you to taste, chew on a bit, take some time to digest, and, afterwards, see how they leave you feeling.  Enjoy! (10)  "If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion."  - Dalai Lama.

(9)  "Between stimulus and response, there is a space.  In that space is our power to choose our response.  In our response lies our growth and our freedom."  - Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

(8) “Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.”  - Nelson Mandela

(7) "Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."  - Abraham Lincoln

(6) “[S]uffering is what happens when we struggle with whatever our life experience is rather than accepting and opening to our experiences with a wise and compassionate response.”   - Sylvia Boorstein, It’s Easier Than You Think 

(5) "Wherever you are, be there totally.  If you find your here and now intolerable and it makes you unhappy, you have three options:  remove yourself from the situation, change it, or accept it totally." - Eckhart Tolle

(4) “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” -Ferris Bueller

(3) What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

(2) "There are only two ways to live your life.  One is as though nothing is a miracle.  The other is as though everything is a miracle."  - Albert Einstein

(1) “A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.” – George Moore