‘I’m sorry you didn’t understand me’ is NOT an apology. It’s an INSULT. ‘I’m sorry I wasn’t more clear.’ NICE. Apology accepted.
The Past is not a good place to live, but a GREAT place to GROW from if you take the LESSONS with you without the Drama.
You can’t erase a mistake, but you can learn and grow from it, which is kind of the same thing.
‘Fake it till you make it’ pales in comparison to ‘Don’t fake it. Be your Authentic Self. Do your BEST and you’ll make it.’
Shoulda, coulda, woulda doesn’t DO it. But, I can, I will, I did — DID it. You can, too. Do it.
The step that succeeds is often revealed by the one that doesn’t. Watch your steps.
‘Why not?’ questions expose weak excuses that hold you back. Why not YOU? Why not ME? Why not US? Why not NOW? Why not go for it?
How to Deal with Criticism: Yield to ‘Get over it’ and Deal with ‘Get better.’
‘What could be’ is a much better friend than ‘What could have been.’ It’s not too late to be friends with ‘What could be.’
How to minimize Fear: maximize PREPARATION.
It’s hard to apologize, but harder on you not to. I was wrong. I feel bad about it. I apologize. How can I make it right?
How to be a Master of Choice rather than a slave to anxiety and regret: Choose the Right when a choice is placed before you.