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Banana Love Wisdom Archive

The harder you work, the luckier you get.

If it's important to you, you'll find a way, if not, you'll find an excuse.

Ask yourself, is this the hill I want to die on.

A negative mind will never give you a positive life.

Dreams don't have deadlines.

♥ "If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail." Abraham Maslow

Always assume positive intent.

♥ "To love what you do and feel that it matters - how could anything be more fun." Katherine Graham

♥ If you don't know what to do, do nothing.

♥ If you own it, you can do something about it. If someone else owns it, you are doomed. Take responsibility.

♥ Don't let the wake drive the boat.

♥ You are a human being not a human doing.

♥  Stay positive even when you don't want to.

♥ Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you anywhere.

Crazy people make you crazy.

Our options are really limitless if you understand things are possible that are outside our realm of thinking.

Don't do something permanently stupid because you are temporarily upset.

Just because you're right, doesn't mean the other person is wrong.


No one can drive us crazy unless we give them the keys.

♥ Worrying does not take away tomorrow's troubles. It takes away today's peace.

♥ Problems should drive us into action, not depression.

"Just keep swimming." Dory - "Finding Nemo"

Let go or be dragged.


You won't find the right one if you won't let go of the wrong one.

Put your oxygen mask on first, then help others.

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” Seneca

♥ A new 24 hours can start at any time.

If you want something you've never had, you've got to do something you've never done.

You can’t control things that happen to you, but you can control how you react to them.

Don't let 'plan B' detract from 'plan A'.

♥ Measure twice. Cut once.

Want peace in the World? Ask yourself why you don't or can't accept others. People are people.

♥ Regardless of who the person is, you don't know what's right for other people.

 ♥ Beginning is easy - Continuing is hard.

Sometimes it takes years to become an overnight success.

People tell you all the time who they are. Listen.

ust because you can’t imagine it, doesn’t mean it can’t happen.

When the universe suggests a do-over, listen.

If you do not move forward, you will always be in the same place.

"Most everything you want is just outside your comfort zone." (Jack Canfield

Don't let yesterday take up too much of today.

Be nice.

If you think someone else is the problem, there is no solution.

Incremental changes make a big difference. 

"The secret to getting ahead is getting started." (Mark Twain)

Forget it enough to get over it. Remember it enough so it doesn’t happen again.

An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. When life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means it’s going to launch you into something great. So just focus, and keep aiming.

You are responsible for what you say. You are not responsible for what other people understand.

There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.

♥ "Whether you think you can or you think you can’t; either way you’re right." Henry Ford

Everyone is gifted, but some people never open their package.

♥ When someone says you've changed it simply means you've stopped living life
their way.

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." (Thomas A. Edison)

“The best way out is through.” (Robert Frost)

es you have to burn a few bridges just to keep the crazies from following you.

♥ The more you love your
decisions, the less you need others to love them.

Ask yourself what would happen if you let go of the excuses.

You can have your way more often if you have more than one way.

♥ Beginning is easy; continuing is hard. Give yourself a break.

If plan A and plan B don’t work, remember there are 24 more letters; and infinite numbers.

♥ Love others as you love yourself, and remember to love yourself.

♥ If you don't ask, the answer will always be 'No.' So, ask.

♥ If someone keeps pushing your buttons, try disconnecting the wires.

If there is something you really don't want to do, do it first. Then it's done!

♥ Remember  "No" is a complete sentence, but  "No thank you" is just a bit nicer.

Work hard, do your best, and then let go of the outcome.

 "It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." (J.K. Rowling)

Before you give advice, ask if it’s wanted. Then don’t be disappointed if it isn’t taken.

Do something different. If you do what you've always done, you're going to get what you've always gotten.

Take the high road. Not only is the view better from up there, you’ll look better, too.

Have a festering resentment?? Send good thoughts to those you resent.

What you resist persists.  Let go a little.

Be sure to treat yourself as well as those you love. Get some exercise, eat healthy food, meditate, read, play, sing.

Remember, what other people do and say reflects on them. What you do or say reflects on you.

Generally, there is humor to be found in even the most daunting situations. Try to find it.

Don’t be a doormat. Set boundaries about what is acceptable to you. Unlike walls that keep people out, boundaries should be flexible.

Take on the challenge. You can do more than you think you can. Have faith.

When you feel yourself getting paralyzed by your ‘to do’ list, just pick one thing and do it.

Remember, the bumps in the road may mess with your suspension, but they can make the ride more interesting. Just make sure you have a good mechanic.

evenBe kind even when you may not want to be. 

Do the right thing. It may be hard sometimes, but how can the right thing be wrong.

Do something fun. It’s a new year and time to set new goals. Make sure fun is part of your daily routine.

♥ Embrace change. The world is ever changing, so you can either fight it or embrace it. Go on…give change a big hug.

 Stay present. Do one thing at a time. Rinse and repeat.

Spend time with some good friends and laugh.

♥ Get out of your head and go for a long walk on a brisk night.

♥ Remember...nothing lasts forever, the good and the bad.