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Melody Beattie quotes: We need to build downtime into our lives, so that we can have solitude without feeling overcome with guilt. We need to build downtime into our lives, so that we can have solitude without feeling overcome with guilt.
Melody Beattie quotes: A codependent person is one who has let another person's behavior affect him or her, and who is obsessed with controlling that person's behavior. A codependent person is one who has let another person's behavior affect him or her, and who is obsessed with controlling that person's behavior.
Melody Beattie quotes: I saw people who were hostile; they had felt so much hurt that hostility was their only defense against being crushed again. I saw people who were hostile; they had felt so much hurt that hostility was their only defense against being crushed again.
Melody Beattie quotes: Other people maay be there to help us, teach us, guide us aolng our path, But the lesson to be learned is always ours Other people maay be there to help us, teach us, guide us aolng our path, But the lesson to be learned is always ours
Melody Beattie quotes: If that person doesn't want to be in your life, just let him or her leave. If that person doesn't want to be in your life, just let him or her leave.
Melody Beattie quotes: The plan will happen in spite of us, not because of us. The plan will happen in spite of us, not because of us.
Melody Beattie quotes: Each life needs its own quiet place. Each life needs its own quiet place.
Melody Beattie quotes: We don't just get our choice; we get the consequence that choice creates. We don't just get our choice; we get the consequence that choice creates.
Melody Beattie quotes: In martial arts, every time you graduate, move to another level, you don't forget everything you've done. You build on it, but it's always there. In martial arts, every time you graduate, move to another level, you don't forget everything you've done. You build on it, but it's always there.
Melody Beattie quotes: Love means each person is free to follow his or her own heart. Love means each person is free to follow his or her own heart.
Melody Beattie quotes: Many of us react as though everything is a crisis because we have lived with so many crises for so long that crisis reaction has become a habit. Many of us react as though everything is a crisis because we have lived with so many crises for so long that crisis reaction has become a habit.
Melody Beattie quotes: I never know what the next lesson is going to be, because we're not supposed to know we're supposed to trust ourselves to discover it. I never know what the next lesson is going to be, because we're not supposed to know
we're supposed to trust ourselves to discover it.
Melody Beattie quotes: Today, everything I need shall be supplied to me. Today, everything I need shall be supplied to me.
Melody Beattie quotes: If somebody rejects you or your choices, you are still real, and you are still worth every bit as much as you would be if you had not been rejected. If somebody rejects you or your choices, you are still real, and you are still worth every bit as much as you would be if you had not been rejected.
Melody Beattie quotes: Quit hanging on to the handrails ... Let go. Surrender. Go for the ride of your life. Do it every day. Quit hanging on to the handrails ... Let go. Surrender. Go for the ride of your life. Do it every day.
Melody Beattie quotes: If we are waiting for guaranteed courses of action, we may spend much of our life waiting. If we are waiting for guaranteed courses of action, we may spend much of our life waiting.
Melody Beattie quotes: Today, I will not wait for others to see and care; I will take responsibility for being aware of my pain and problems, and caring about myself. Today, I will not wait for others to see and care; I will take responsibility for being aware of my pain and problems, and caring about myself.
Melody Beattie quotes: Today, God, help me to know that it is okay to allow myself to be human. Help me not to feel guilty or punish myself when I need to "fall Today, God, help me to know that it is okay to allow myself to be human. Help me not to feel guilty or punish myself when I need to "fall apart.
Melody Beattie quotes: We have as much time as we need. We have as much time as we need.
Melody Beattie quotes: It's our job to first make ourselves feel better and then make ourselves feel good. It's our job to first make ourselves feel better and then make ourselves feel good.
Melody Beattie quotes: When our heart is broken, we can't hear it. And when we can't hear our heart, we can't hear God. When our heart is broken, we can't hear it. And when we can't hear our heart, we can't hear God.
Melody Beattie quotes: Recovery is not about being right; it's about allowing ourselves to be who we are and accepting others as they are. Recovery is not about being right; it's about allowing ourselves to be who we are and accepting others as they are.
Melody Beattie quotes: Our strength will continue if we allow ourselves the courage to feel scared, weak, and vulnerable ... Our strength will continue if we allow ourselves the courage to feel scared, weak, and vulnerable ...
Melody Beattie quotes: The only limitations on you are the ones you've placed on yourself. The only limitations on you are the ones you've placed on yourself.
Melody Beattie quotes: Panic is our great enemy. Panic is our great enemy.
Melody Beattie quotes: When we don't ask for what we want and need, we discount ourselves. When we don't ask for what we want and need, we discount ourselves.
Melody Beattie quotes: Relationships are where we take our recovery on the road. Relationships are where we take our recovery on the road.
Melody Beattie quotes: Taking time to rest, renew, and refresh yourself isn't wasted time. Recharge. Choose what energizes you. Taking time to rest, renew, and refresh yourself isn't wasted time. Recharge. Choose what energizes you.
Melody Beattie quotes: What's a codependent? The answer's easy. They're some of the most loving, caring people I know. What's a codependent? The answer's easy. They're some of the most loving, caring people I know.
Melody Beattie quotes: No - simple to pronounce, hard to say. No - simple to pronounce, hard to say.
Melody Beattie quotes: Believing that things happen too slowly or too quickly is an illusion. Timing is perfect. Believing that things happen too slowly or too quickly is an illusion. Timing is perfect.
Melody Beattie quotes: Beliefs create reality Beliefs create reality
Melody Beattie quotes: We do not lead others into the Light by stepping into the darkness with them. We do not lead others into the Light by stepping into the darkness with them.
Melody Beattie quotes: We are on a very rich emotional and physical journey on this planet. We are on a very rich emotional and physical journey on this planet.
Melody Beattie quotes: Be patient. Relax and trust. Let go. Then, let go some more. Be patient. Relax and trust. Let go. Then, let go some more.
Melody Beattie quotes: There are almost as many definitions of co-dependency as there are experiences that represent it. There are almost as many definitions of co-dependency as there are experiences that represent it.
Melody Beattie quotes: The only person you can now or ever change is yourself. The only person that it is your business to control is yourself. The only person you can now or ever change is yourself. The only person that it is your business to control is yourself.
Melody Beattie quotes: As I've said before, no wonder we think God has abandoned us; we've abandoned ourselves. As I've said before, no wonder we think God has abandoned us; we've abandoned ourselves.
Melody Beattie quotes: Panic, not the task, is the enemy. Panic, not the task, is the enemy.
Melody Beattie quotes: Today, I will trust that God will do for me what I cannot do for myself. I will do my part - working the Twelve Steps and letting God do Today, I will trust that God will do for me what I cannot do for myself. I will do my part - working the Twelve Steps and letting God do the rest.
Melody Beattie quotes: Self-care isn't selfish; it's self-esteem. Self-care isn't selfish; it's self-esteem.
Melody Beattie quotes: Even recovery brings losses, more changes we must struggle to accept. Even recovery brings losses, more changes we must struggle to accept.
Melody Beattie quotes: Our best problem-solving resource is peace. Solutions arise easily and naturally out of a peaceful state. Our best problem-solving resource is peace. Solutions arise easily and naturally out of a peaceful state.
Melody Beattie quotes: Goals give us direction. They put a powerful force into play on a universal, conscious, and subconscious level. Goals give our life direction. Goals give us direction. They put a powerful force into play on a universal, conscious, and subconscious level. Goals give our life direction.
Melody Beattie quotes: Nurtured, nourished people, who love themselves and care for themselves, are the delight of the Universe. Nurtured, nourished people, who love themselves and care for themselves, are the delight of the Universe.
Melody Beattie quotes: Don't violate your own code of values and ethics, but don't waste energy trying to make other people violate theirs. Don't violate your own code of values and ethics, but don't waste energy trying to make other people violate theirs.
Melody Beattie quotes: It's so easy to look around and notice what's wrong. It takes practice to see what's right. It's so easy to look around and notice what's wrong. It takes practice to see what's right.
Melody Beattie quotes: We've realized that women have souls, and men have feelings. We've realized that women have souls, and men have feelings.
Melody Beattie quotes: When you let go of fear and the need to control, you'll experience how mysterious, sacred, and interesting Life can be. When you let go of fear and the need to control, you'll experience how mysterious, sacred, and interesting Life can be.
Melody Beattie quotes: The greatest gift we can bring to any relationship wherever we go is being who we are. The greatest gift we can bring to any relationship wherever we go is being who we are.
Melody Beattie quotes: We cannot change others, but when we change ourselves, we may end up changing the world. We cannot change others, but when we change ourselves, we may end up changing the world.
Melody Beattie quotes: Even if the most important person in your world rejects you, you are still real, and you are still okay. Even if the most important person in your world rejects you, you are still real, and you are still okay.
Melody Beattie quotes: Today, I will strive for balance. Today, I will strive for balance.
Melody Beattie quotes: The test, the mark, of a person that's on a spiritual path is whether they can live in harmony. The test, the mark, of a person that's on a spiritual path is whether they can live in harmony.
Melody Beattie quotes: Codependency is about normal behaviors taken too far. It's about crossing lines. Codependency is about normal behaviors taken too far. It's about crossing lines.
Melody Beattie quotes: You don't blast a heart open," she said. "You coax and nurture it open, like the sun does to a rose. You don't blast a heart open," she said. "You coax and nurture it open, like the sun does to a rose.
Melody Beattie quotes: Love yourself just as you are. Love yourself just as you are.
Melody Beattie quotes: Today, I will watch myself and listen to myself as I go through my day. I will not judge myself for what I'm feeling; I will accept myself. Today, I will watch myself and listen to myself as I go through my day. I will not judge myself for what I'm feeling; I will accept myself.
Melody Beattie quotes: Taking care of myself is a big job. No wonder I avoided it for so long. - ANONYMOUS Taking care of myself is a big job. No wonder I avoided it for so long. - ANONYMOUS