“One cannot always tell what it is that keeps us shut in, confines us, seems to bury us, but still one feels certain barriers, certain gates, certain walls. is all this imagination, fantasy? I do not think so. And then one asks: My God! Is it for long, is it for ever, is it for eternity? Do you know what frees one from this captivity? It is very deep serious affection. Being friends, being brothers, love, that is what opens the prison by supreme power, by some magic force.”
– Vincent Van Goch, letter to his brother, July 1880 (from Open: An Autobiography by Andre Agassi)
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“It always seems impossible…
until it gets done!”
– Nelson Mandela
You CAN…if you THINK you can
“Put your fears behind you and your dreams in front of you…always.”
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Do you often find yourself in those situations where the idea of punching someone in the face seems as the only way to make yourself feel relived?!
If not than scroll, just kidding… keep reading! I’m not writing this for myself.
As human beings we tend to let our emotions direct our actions in the same way as animals are alerted by their instincts. And for animals this way of functioning works quite well, but when it comes to humans, acting with their “emotional instincts” becomes a quite concerning case.
We all have had moments of overreacting or acting so impulsively that we regretted not only later but also many years after it. And you have all the right ofthe world to say: “But this is who I am and that’s how I cope with my emotions because I can’t repress them.” And that’s completely wrong! It’s all a matter…
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