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“Is it easy? Usually not. But you don't forgive people for their benefit. You do it for your benefit.”
Andrew Matthews
“People who do not love themselves can adore others, because adoration is making someone else big and ourselves small. They can desire others, because desire comes out of sense of inner incompleteness, which demands to be filled. But they can not love others, because love is an affirmation of the living growing being in all of us. If you don’t have it, you cant give it.”
Andrew Matthews
“Whenever we doubt our own ability to achieve, it is worthwile pondering the obstacles that others have overcome. To name a few...
*Napoleon overcame his considerable handicap, his tiny stature, to lead his conquering armies across Europe.
*Abraham Lincon failed in business aged 31, lost a legislative race and 32, again failed in business at 34, had his sweetheart die when he was 35, had a nervous breakdown at 36, lost congressional races aged 43, 46 and 48, lost a senatorial race at 55, failed in his efforts to become vice president of the U.S.A aged 56 and lost a further senatorial contest at 58. At 60 years of age he was elected president of the U.S.A and is now remembered as one of the great leaders in world history.
*Winston Churchill was a poor student with a speech impediment. Not only did he win a Nobel Prize at 24, but he became one of the most inspiring speakers of recent times.
It is not where you start that counts, but where you choose to finish.”
Andrew Matthews, Being Happy!
“Assume that every problem in your life is a lesson to make you stronger. Then you never feel like a victim.”
Andrew Matthews, Happiness Now!
“You don't find happiness in the absence of problems. You find happiness in spite of problems.”
Andrew Matthews, Happiness Now!
“The best thing you can do for the poor is..not be one of them”
Andrew Matthews, Being Happy!
“One person sees the beautiful view and the other sees the dirty window”
Andrew Matthews, Being Happy!
“It's not what happens to you that determines your happiness. It's how you think about what happens to you.”
Andrew Matthews, Happiness Now!
“The happiest people don’t bother about whether life is unfair. They just concentrate on what they have.”
Andrew Matthews, Happiness in Hard Times
“Life is not THAT serious..let's take humor more seriously !”
Andrew Matthews, Being Happy!
“To find, you have to seek. If you have lost your life direction, you probably won't find it between drinks at the local bar. Give yourself a break some time and space to examine what counts for you.”
Andrew Matthews, Happiness in a Nutshell
“Whatever thoughts are causing you pain, they are only thoughts. You can change a thought.”
Andrew Matthews, Follow Your Heart
“When we think everything is going wrong, it usually isn’t. We just can’t see the whole picture.”
Andrew Matthews, How Life Works
“WHAT THE MIND OF MAN CAN CONCEIVE AND BELIEVE, IT CAN ACHIEVE. YOU BECOME WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT MOST OF THE TIME.”
Andrew Matthews, How Life Works
“Your beliefs determine your quality of life”
Andrew Matthews
“BE GRATEFUL, FORGIVE PEOPLE, LOVE MORE, BLAME LESS AND BELIEVE THINGS WILL WORK OUT!”
Andrew Matthews, How Life Works
“There are two parts to the equation: feel good + take action. The ancient Sufi proverb says; “Trust in Allah, but first tie your camel to a post.”
Andrew Matthews, How Life Works
“Lo que cuenta no es dónde empiezas, sino dónde decides terminar.”
Andrew Matthews, Por Favor, Sea Feliz
“It sounds romantic finding the meaning of life in Tibet, but enlightenment in Tibet is for Tibetans! The meaning of life for most of us is probably in the suburbs.”
Andrew Matthews, Follow Your Heart
“A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.”
Andrew Matthews
“ACCEPT – yourself, others and your current situation FORGIVE – yourself and others BE GRATEFUL LIVE IN THE MOMENT FEEL YOUR GOALS ALREADY ACHIEVED REPLACE FEAR WITH LOVE AND KINDNESS BE HAPPY.”
Andrew Matthews, How Life Works
“En la vida se tienen pretextos o resultados. Hay quienes piensan que ambas cosas valen lo mismo.”
Andrew Matthews, Por Favor, Sea Feliz
“There’s a word to describe giving it your best shot every time - it’s called professionalism.”
Andrew Matthews, Follow Your Heart
“Fred might, on just having lost his job, decide that he”
Andrew Matthews, Being Happy!
“If we are honest with ourselves, we can list almost everything that’s ever happened to us - and see how we helped create it.”
Andrew Matthews, Happiness in a Nutshell
“find some opportunity within the “disaster”.”
Andrew Matthews, Follow Your Heart
“The only constant we have is change.”
Andrew Matthews, Follow Your Heart
“Recent studies at the Public Health Institute in California confirm that hostility and resentment tear down your immune system and double your risk of heart attack, cancer and even diabetes. Bitterness makes you sick!”
Andrew Matthews, Happiness Now
“Effort first, harvest second.”
Andrew Matthews, Follow Your Heart
“We all fail. But it is not failing that hurts. What hurts is knowing that you didn’t give your best.”
Andrew Matthews, Happiness in a Nutshell

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