a #wisdomdrop from Taylor Swift herself

I recently read an article that knocked my socks off.

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It was (of all places) in the Wall Street Journal and was by (of all people) Taylor Swift and about (of all things) the music industry.
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None of the above is typically included my regular reading repertoire.
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Nevertheless, what homegirl wrote, blew me away. It was her mentalities about self-worth, success, and human connection that spoke to me. These are topics that apply to all of us.
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Here are my take-aways:

1. One’s worth is not simply comprised not of what an industry/label/company/boss/ex-boyfreind/teacher/parent says it is. One’s worth is valued, first and foremost, by themselves. Meaning, once you know your worth, it’s easy to ask for (and get) more of what you want – love, money, happiness, etc.

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#wisdomdrop — my fail-proof method for decision making

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Quotes:

All healing is essentially the release from fear – A Course in Miracles

I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear. – Oprah

There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create. Evolution and all hopes for a better world rest in the fearlessness and open-hearted vision of people who embrace life. – John Lennon (more…)

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#wisdomdrop: how to create/use affirmations get over a break-up (or absolutely anything else):

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Quotes:

The mind is everything. What you think you become.  – Buddha

Change your thoughts and you change your world. – Norman Vincent Peale

Change your mind about yourself and healing will follow… Accept the joyous as truth. – A Course in Miracles

Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. – The Bible (more…)

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