“Know yourself. Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” Ann Landers Especially if you don’t have a dog.
“The world will ask you who you are, and if you don’t know, the world will tell you.” Carl Jung
A little bit of fun, maybe … take this selfie test. The selfie test: personality quiz (The Guardian, 05 February 2017)
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde
“Self-absorption in all its forms kills empathy, let alone compassion. When we focus on ourselves, our world contracts as our problems and preoccupations loom large. But when we focus on others, our world expands. Our own problems drift to the periphery of the mind and so seem smaller, and we increase our capacity for connection… Read More Who could argue . . .
“It is the obvious which is so difficult to see most of the time. People say ‘It’s as plain as the nose on your face.’ But how much of the nose on your face can you see, unless someone holds a mirror up to you?” Isaac Asimov
I’ve had a trial run – a mother of the bride hairdressing appointment in order to experiment with my locks. It’s been a success. I now feel well-prepared for my (or rather my daughter and future son-in-law’s) big day. But something my hairdresser said, as she did the reveal (you know, the moment when she… Read More Just when you least expect it . . .
I’ve loved the wisdom of John L Brekke for a long time now. This little snippet continues to please . . .