Anger Recovery Quotes: Inspiration For Healing
A Collection of Words of Wisdom, Quotes, and Advice
I'd like to share some meaningful words, wisdom, quotes and advice I've received over the years.
This collection is taken from conversations I've had during my lifetime, quotes from wise people, and a few of my own "Annette-isms".
Any direct quotes from others will be cited. Enjoy my latest:
Thoughts & encouragement for spiritual healing.
So, welcome! Come on in and share with me.
It's better to face your fear and fail than never face your fear at all.
"Do not be afraid - I am with you! I am your God - let nothing terrify you! I will make you strong and help you; I will protect you and save you." Isaiah 41:10 (Today's English Version)
Rights of Circumstance
I have a right to feel indecisive.
I have a right to my feelings.
I have a right to question motives.
I have a right to explanations.
I have a right to feel mistrust, anger, humiliation, and resentment. My feelings are justified.
Never give up! Keep fighting.
I promise you, it won't always hurt this bad.
You can do this....believe it.
"Tomorrow will be better.." (Mom)
Let's talk about roses. (Mom)
I love life when I'm working.
Even if our love isn't returned, we can feel secure in the knowledge that we have loved freely and with truth.
When you are disappointed:
It hurts to know your consideration is not returned.
It helps to remind yourself it has nothing to do with YOU.
It clarifies to know they are saying YES to another part of their life.
It comforts to realize you gave freely with trust.
It's always sad when our reality bubble bursts & we realize that what we perceived as true & real is an impostor in disguise.
"There's no such thing as a 'wrong' feeling." (Dr.Shirl Brunell)
"One usually gets defensive when attacked." (J.M.Cook,LPC)
"What may seem hurtful to our flesh now, will create growth in our spirit later." (Pastor Josh Lee, Cornerstone Assembly.)
Closure is important because it gives one a chance to tie up emotional loose ends with an official ending.
Limbo is like fallen leaves outside the fence: in your yard - not quite; out of your yard, somewhat.
"When someone is mad at you for no good reason, it makes you think you might have done something bad to wrong them. You get depression, though it isn't your fault, but you feel bad anyway." (J.Campbell)
Shaming and Blaming
“It’s subliminal and not completely verbalized, but the feeling and meaning is demoralizing and will put you on a guilt trip about it and depression”. (J. Campbell)
It’s like a teacher standing with the yardstick of correction pointing it at me saying, “You finished the work but …."
It’s always something else. Never enough.
Consistency enables stability.
A vague response fuels uncertainty………
Inconsistency empowers mistrust..
Doubt is the result of inconsistencies in the circumstances, half-truths, lying by omission, and ‘holes’ in a situation’s story.
Acknowledge your pain, don’t deny it. Let yourself cry if you need to.
I think the worst part of it is the "obsesssion of assumption" that builds things in our mind based only on our assumption, not on actual facts.
I've been guilty of giving the benefit of a doubt too often. I've never regretted it when I was wrong; just learned from it and moved on.
I would like to share a passage from Colgrove, Bloomfield, & McWilliams book, How To Survive The Loss Of A Love.
"In taking, I get. In giving, I receive. In being loved, I am filled full. In loving I am fulfilled. The greatest gift is to fill a need unnoticed."
Other Suggested Reading:
- 'How To Survive The Loss Of A Love': A Book Review.
Dealing with loss can be a difficult journey. Processing your grief is important for recovery. This book takes you through the healing stages, step by step, with a touching narration of your deepest emotions.
- How To Overcome Depression: A Recovery Story
Although the effects of depression are devastating, the final result can be a life changing accomplishment, once you learn the cause and effects of the illness. Read about one woman's victory over this devastating sickness.
- A Self Help Guide on How to Fight Negative Thoughts
Do you struggle with negative thoughts that bring you down? Learn how to control those thought patterns in a positive way.
- Compulsive Disorders: How To Manage Obsessive Thoughts
Do you struggle with obsessive thoughts that will not go away? Do you struggle with managing your intrusive thoughts? Read about the roll of the drug Luvox (Fluvoxamine)to treat obsessive compulsive disorder & obsessive thoughts.