The Top 100 Famous Quotes of All Time with Images 📸🖼️
Handpicked 100 quotes from history, with a blend of inspirational, motivational, funny, educational and thought provoking. Every single quote listed here is a Gem.
Top 100 Quotes Quotes
1. When you have a kid that comes to you and says that they are upset because they didn’t get something, it doesn’t mean that they are ungrateful to you.
It can also mean that they are feeling disappointed.
Gratitude is not something that you’re born with, it is a learned skill.
2. If you want to feel better tomorrow, sleep better tonight!
3. What went well today?
4. Today is going to be a great day.
5. ANTs or automatic negative thoughts kill an individual’s happiness.
if your brain tends to default to an unhappy moment, go deep into that thought and feel bad on purpose. Then stand up and say STOP!
now consciously go to one of the happiest moments of your life And re experience that with all of your senses and you’ll notice how your brain shifts and celebrate.
6. Never believe in every thought that you have.
Ask yourself, “Is that really true?”
7. You need some anxiety in order to be happy.
People with low levels of anxiety die early from accidents and preventable illnesses.
8. Be child-like, not childish.
9. Self Love is how you feel about yourself when you are by yourself.
10. Exercise is chemically shown to boost your mood.
The goal to exercise and living a healthy lifestyle is not just a pursuit to achieving a certain type of body, but to feel different.
11. The 54321 method is effective grounding technique in getting you out of anxious thoughts and back into the present moment.
When you are too stuck in your head and feeling anxious, ask yourself this:
What are the 5 things you can see right now
What are the 4 things you can touch
What are the 3 things you can hear
What are the 2 things you can smell
What is the 1 thing you can taste
12. Anxiety is just unprocessed worry.
You worried about some past, present or future and you ignored it. It turned into anxiety.
13. A lot of things that we think our spouse or kids “should” do, the ability to self-regulate, be motivated, respectful, and complying by the boundaries and rules - all of those things are skills.
They are struggling, and they need skills and you are there to coach them, not be angry at them every time they have a slip up or say something that trigger you.
Compassion will just come naturally.
14. He who angers you, conquers you.
15. A lot of grief, sadness or anger that is being ignored or not dealt with can be a cause of feeling more anxious.
16. We all have emotional baggage. When you just sit with yourself, all of that stuff will come up which is why when people begin meditating, sometimes some will find themselves crying or swamped with feelings.
With meditation, you allow the discomfort. You even welcome the emotions by saying “Here I am. What are you here to tell me”. And it begins to vanish.
17. Every time you want to scream at your kid but you don’t, and you are able to stop and breathe, re channeling it into something constructive.
Every time you do that, you’re actually re-wiring your brain and overtime it gets a lot easier.
18. Never in the history of the world someone has calmed down or relaxed when you say “Calm Down” or “Relax”.
19. Whenever your partner or your kids say or do something that is not acceptable, before responding ask yourself
“Do I want to help or Do I want to hurt?”
“Do I want to punish or discipline?”
20. When you are having a panic attack, one simple line that can get you through the panic attack when you are having it is…
“this is uncomfortable, but it is not dangerous”
21. when you are having a panic attack, it’s so incredibly painful that it feels like something is terribly wrong inside your body.
you feel like you are going to die.
That’s intense. If you are feeling that you are going to die there is not much more intensity than that.
22. The first step to managing a negative thought is acknowledging that you are having a negative thought.
Say it out loud.
Then try to sing it.
Then think the worst case scenario. And the worst part about that worst part. and the worst part of that worst part.
Eventually you will lead to the “real” reason why you are having that negative thought.
23. It is scientifically proven that you cannot suppress a negative thought by just ignoring it. The more you try not to think of something, the more you think of it.
Allow the negative thought to come. It doesn’t mean you agree with it. It just means that you are not running away from it and you’re not trying to suppress it or ignore it.
24. 5 Skewed Perceptions of Reality
1. Leapfrogging (Jumping to conclusions)
3. Extremifying (thinking in extremes; always or never)
4. Moodysning (making your feelings seem to be the facts)
5. Keyholing (focussing on the bad stuff and ignoring the good stuff)
25. The four golden words to every negative thought you will ever have.
“is it really true?”
26. It’s amazing that we think all day long, but we spend very little time on thinking about “how” we think.
27. A future catastrophic thought can make you feel uncomfortable in the body in the present moment.
On the contrary, you can experience a positive emotion from something good that’s already happened to you, again!
So why not multiply the good stuff in your brain.
28. When thinking about the future, the brain generally thinks the worst possible case always. It never focuses on the amazing things that could happen in the future.
We are all constantly planning and worrying about the future.
29. Anxiety doesn’t go away if you try to ignore it, or gain reassurance from yourself or someone else,
The first thing to handling anxiety is to expect it to show up and plan a response which could just be just “acknowledgement”. Have a conversation with it.
30. There is a fine line between feeling Anxious and feeling excited. You can easily jump from one to the other.
If you feel anxious, you can say that you are actually excited.
31. Are you allowing your kids to take a reasonable risk?
Or are you being overprotective of the risks that they take?
Mostly raising your children involves a lot of your own fear.
32. When you are having a tough time with your kids, remember that you are there to guide your child.
They don’t need you to be a compliance police officer. The only way for you to be that coach is to take a deep inhale and a deep exhale.
33. Don’t take the bait of a strong-willed child and make a situation “Me vs My Child”.
A strong willed child can make you react like it’s a power struggle situation.
It should always be “US vs the problem”.
34. If you have a strong-willed child, chances are that you were also a strong-willed child (or maybe a compliant people pleasing child, and strong will seems so foreign to you).
These are the reasons that may develop anger in parents if they have a strong willed child.
35. When our child is rejecting us, spewing stuff at us and hurting our feelings, you need to say to yourself
“This isn’t about me. What they are saying is not a gauge for my own self worth. I am a good parent. This child is having a hard time. I will help them through it.”
36. Kids can exhibit favoritism between mom and dad.
This can hurt the feelings of the parent.
The obvious feeling is feeling rejected,
“I HATE YOU MOM.”
That’s rejection plus lack of respect.
Usually, they don’t mean it.
37. To deal with your anger (or any other feeling), you need to relate with them, by talking to ourselves and acknowledging. By saying “I see you, I hear you. You have a message for me. What is it?”
38. How is your relationship with Anger? What did my parents teach me about anger that I picked up as I was growing up.
If the message you picked up is “Anger is not good” and “you should hide it”, that is not how we should deal with our feelings.
39. What happens after you yell and scream at someone you love?
You feel shame, regret, awful. It feels relief at the moment, but then it feels terrible.
40. It’s totally fine to get angry. It is a feeling and an emotion. Every feeling that you have has a purpose.
What is bad is not the anger, but our reaction.
41. The ability to say NO effectively is a skill that is critical for your personal and professional success.
42. Sometimes, people whine because that’s how they ask for support.
Listening and offering empathy can go a long way. But its also crucial to guide the whiner to solve the problem.
43. and whining doesn’t get the attention, it often just goes away.
44. The best way to handle a know it all is to take a curious subordinate role.
interact by asking “how” or “What” questions.
tap into their knowledge. it feeds the ego of the know it all, And potentially it allows them to change their position or point of view as they are explaining something to you.
avoid the “why“ questions as they may be perceived as a challenge.
remember to thank a know it all for their contribution.
45. Knowitall is the person who prides themselves on the vast knowledge of a variety of subjects.
Indeed they could be smart, or a storehouse of useless or incorrect trivia.
regardless, they have a hard time participating in conversations without appearing to be a show off.
46. Treatment for health anxiety is like a maze. You know the one where you pick a path, take a wrong turn and reach a dead end. Then you have to turn around and pick the right path.
if you are following uncertainty, you will 100% find yourself out of that maze and and you will find recovery.
at any point you choose certainty over uncertainty, you will run into a dead end and you will have to turn around and the only way out is through looking towards uncertainty.
that is the major concept of treatment for Health Anxiety, phobias and OCD.
47. there is always something that you could imagine in your brain that could go wrong, and you could make yourself have a panic attack. Like, your body would actually respond to that.
That’s how powerful the thought process is.
48. When you get angry, take a timeout and think about the situation, examine the issues and facts.
Think about how to present your feelings and the issue, along with a short request such as “ I would appreciate it if you would discuss any major purchases with me in the future”
49. tips to manage anger
try to interrupt your anger when you first feel frustrated or heated.
take a time out, or say to yourself “I can deal with this later.”
50. Some examples of showing empathy.
“You seem to be stressed out by work“
“You are frustrated that I didn’t call you as I promised“
51. Practice empathy to manage anger.
Empathy is putting yourself in someone else’s shoes.
if you are empathic to others you will win friends and influence people.
52. if you keep telling yourself that people are out to get me, or they did it intentionally, your anger will escalate.
if you tell yourself maybe he or she was not thinking clearly, or he or she didn’t really mean to do this end – you will De-escalate the angry feelings.
53. Maybe you don’t lash out, manipulate or withdraw when you are angry. However, you may find resentment building overtime or you may ruminate over the disappointments you have experiences and the people who have caused you to feel that way.
Resentment and rumination only keep anger brewing.
54. How to manage anger?
Write out when do you get angry?
What are the triggers?
What is your typical response do those triggers?
Consider these questions to assess whether your anger is harmful or helpful.
do you yell or swear? do you lash out or hit someone? do you manipulate or try to control others? do you mumble under your breath? do you think others are not as good as you are?
if you answered these questions with “yes” or a “maybe”, then you have an anger problem and the next step is to admit that you have a problem with the anger. once you admit that you have a problem you are on the path to change.
55. Anger is a strong emotion that seemingly overwhelms us causing us to sabotage goals, ruin relationships, overstep boundaries and sometimes break laws.
56. Personality refers to a person's distinctive patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving. Although personality can change over a lifetime, one's core personality traits tend to remain relatively consistent during adulthood.
57. I want freedom for the full expression of my personality.
58. It's beauty that captures your attention; personality that captures your heart.
59. The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
60. All too often our personality is nothing more than psychological clothing that we wear to hide our true self from the world.