#BohoBerryChallenge Day 31: Lessons Learned

I have learned so much this year; it would be impossible to put it all in one blog post, so I’m just going to quote some quotes that sum it all up. If I’ve not listed the source, it’s because I don’t know it. Here goes:

Accept personal responsibility. Achieve personal freedom. (The Recovery College)

Responsibility is the ability to choose your response. (The Recovery College)

You are the architect of your own recovery. (The Recovery College)

Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark. (The Recovery College)

Hope is the small lump of coal that starts the fire burning again. (The Recovery College)

Hope shines brightest in our darkest moments. (The Recovery College)

Hope springs eternal.

Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk it, it comes into existence. (Lin Yutang)

A hopeful person surrounds herself with people, colour, sounds, scents and work that nourish her. (The Recovery College)

The mind and soul are affected not so much by the relative beauty and grandeur of what is seen, but by the depth of engagement with it. (Maggi Dawn)

Recovery is not managing illness; it’s discovering wellness. (The Recovery College)

You can’t pour from an empty cup.

Your illness does not define you; your strength and courage does. (The Recovery College)

You are not your thoughts.

There’s a crack in everything; that’s how the light gets in. (Leonard Cohen)

Action conquers fear.

Life shrinks and expands in proportion to one’s courage. (Ana├»s Nin)

Growth takes time.

Only look back to see how far you’ve come.

Storms don’t last forever.

This too shall pass.

You are not alone.

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. (John 1:5)

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