Sometimes all it takes is one perfectly worded quote to help us shift our perspective.
Whether it's a passing exchange with a loved one, a quote from a book, or something we overheard while out in public, it can be refreshing to stumble on a small slice of wisdom that illuminates our thinking.
“Let go or be dragged” and old Zen proverb I heard at a meditation class. Really changed the way I let myself worry about things.
“You might be the sweetest peach on the tree, but some people just don’t like peaches.”
This helped me get over my lifelong desire to be liked by everyone, and allowed me to focus on becoming someone I actually liked.
"I've had a lot of worries in my life. Most of which never happened." - Mark Twain.
Found it on a workbook for anxiety disorders.