Every day we have an opportunity to learn. Sit quietly, and in the stillness, pay attention to what is happening around you - what can you learn from the stillness of the water? From the joy of birdsong? From the quiet whisper of a breeze on your skin?
"She believed in dreams, all right, but she also believed in doing something about them. When Prince Charming didn't come along, she went over to the palace and got him." ~ Walt Disney quote about Cinderella
We take facts, experiences, and the events of life, and assign meaning to them with our thinking. Our thoughts produce words and behaviors, which in turn produce more thinking and choices that build more thoughts in an endless cycle.
In most mental illness those who fare the best are those who have strong support and who know there are people who care for them. All of us are created to connect with others in a loving and caring relationship.