Posts Tagged ‘worrying’

An Insurance Policy Against Happiness

September 7, 2011

Worrying is an insurance policy against happiness. Even when tomorrow brings nothing but bluebirds and rainbows, the back of your mind remains fixated on the storm clouds that are surely gathering somewhere within striking distance.

Real difficulties can be overcome. It is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.
Theodore Newton Vail

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The Ship Never Goes Down

September 4, 2011

Worrying keeps your best self locked away in a dark room. Yet your greatest fears, the monsters that plague your days and wreck your nights, rarely, if ever, materialize.

We poison our lives with fear of burglary and shipwreck, and the house is never burgled, and the ship never goes down.
Jean Anouilh

Even if the events that haunt your (more…)