120 Quotes to Boost Confidence and Raise Self-esteem [Tips]

A selection of top 120 inspirational thoughts to boost your confidence and self-esteem to encourage you to believe more in yourself. I have personally chosen the best amongst 1500 quotes. These quotes do not assume any belief on your part. => At the bottom of this page, you can download the free PDF for easy reference.   Confidence comes not from always being right, but from not fearing to be wrong. ― Peter T. Mcintyre   You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do. ― Eleanor Roosevelt   Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind. ― Bernard M. Baruch   The Flea that doubts doesn’t jump nearly ...

120 Quotes to Inspire Letting Go of Attachments [Tips]

A selection of top inspirational thoughts that encourage you to reduce stress and needless suffering by letting go of attachments. I have personally chosen the best amongst 1500 quotes. These quotes do not assume any belief on your part. => At the bottom of this page, you can download the free PDF for easy reference. Letting go does not mean you stop caring. It means you stop trying to force others to. ― Mandy Hale   All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. ― Henry Havelock Ellis   Sometimes letting go is simply changing the labels you place on an event. Looking at the same event with fresh eyes. ― Steve Maraboli   Thank God I found the GOOD in goodbye. ― ...

How Choosing to Let Go Can Reduce Stress [Parable]

Do you need to let go of something or someone to gain back some inner peace? Let me share with you the interesting trick the Indians discovered to catch a monkey. Monkeys are seen all around India. They are curious, playful, and to some extent energetic troublemakers. Trying to catch a swift monkey is no easy task. So after many trials and errors, the Indians came up with an interesting trick to outsmart the monkeys. First and foremost, to catch a monkey, we need to catch its attention. So we need something of value to the monkey and what better than a B-a-n-a-n-a ?! The trick is quite simple: a bottle with a neck narrow enough for the monkey's hand to pass through, plus a banana. Then they anchor the bottle to the ground ...

The Power of Belief and How It Can Cause Stress [Illustrated]

Are you subject to suffering from stress by holding onto certain beliefs? Are you aware of the consequences of what you believe in? Remember when you were reading a well narrated fictional story, or watching an amazing movie? You believed in the story so much so that you were completely lost in it. You became the characters; their misery and joy became yours. You shed tears with their sorrow and celebrated their joy. It felt real, even though you knew that it was just a made up story. Similarly, our mind makes up stories about what happens to us; it does so to help us process what we perceive in life and to bring some order to the chaos of information. And, sure enough, we believe it ...

How Believing The Storytelling Mind Causes Stress [Parable]

How much of the story you tell about yourself is bare facts? What percentage is your added interpretations and stories? Let me share with you, my version of, the famous Taoist story of the wise farmer and his black horse. Our farmer lived in a small village together with his son. He was known and envied by the villagers, not for his wisdom, but for a treasure he owned – a majestic, beautiful, black horse. Even the king wanted to ride this horse and went on offering gifts and tempting prices. The farmer was quite poor, yet firm in his refusals: “This horse is more than a horse to me; my precious friend. Who sells such a rare companion?!” One morning, the farmer found the stable empty and the beautiful horse long gone. The villagers came by; each one shared their thoughts and opinions: “Look at you, ...