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About Susan Jeffers



Susan Jeffers (1938 – 2o12) was an American psychologist and author of self-help literature. Wikipedia

  

Quotes by Susan Jeffers

Susan Jeffers (quotes)

  • Whatever happens, I’ll handle it.
  • Feel the fear… and do it anyway.
  • Listen to the silence… it has much to say.
  • The truth is that love and power go together.
  • What I try to control ends up controlling me.
  • Do the thing you fear, it’s sure to disappear.
  • There’s nothing as powerful as a made-up mind!
  • The wall that protects you, also imprisons you.
  • Our goal is to enjoy, not to achieve perfection.
  • Intuitive thoughts are gifts from the higher self.
  • Security isn’t having things, it’s handling things.
  • If you are not enjoying yourself, you are wasting time.
  • You can have anything in life, but you can’t have everything!
  • By learning to trust your intuition, miracles seem to happen.
  • I never knew how high a price one pays for being taken care of.
  • We don’t have to wait until we are old to gather the riches…
  • A ship in harbour is safe, but it’s not fulfilling its potential
  • Your inner peace has nothing to do with your dramas of your life.
  • We can’t control the world, but we can control our reactions to it.
  • I am not a failure if I don’t succeed; I am successful because I tried.
  • Remember that underlying all our fears is a lack of trust in ourselves.
  • Patience means knowing it will happen . . . and giving it time to happen.
  • The biggest pitfall as you make your way through your life is impatience.
  • The less you need someone’s approval, the more you are able to love them.
  • if you haven’t made any mistakes lately, you must be doing something wrong.
  • As we start looking for the good, our focus automatically is taken off the bad.
  • The only way to get rid of the fear of doing something is to go out… and do it.
  • No matter what response you get from anyone you meet, you are a worthwhile person.
  • At the bottom of all our fears is simply the that we can’t handle what life hands us.
  • For some reason, when you become a support to others, you become bigger than you are.
  • If the sign on your heart says ‘Welcome’ the love will come pouring in from everywhere.
  • Learn the richness of solitude & quiet. That still small voice is yearning to be heard.
  • One step at a time is enough for me. Impatience is simply a way of beating yourself up.
  • If the sign on your heart says “WELCOME”, the love will come pouring in from everywhere.
  • There is an automatic assumption that negative is realistic and positive is unrealistic.
  • Most of us do not ‘sculpt’ our lives. We accept what comes our way, then we gripe about it.
  • We have been taught to believe that negative equals realistic and positive equals unrealistic.
  • Take a risk a day – one small or bold stroke that will make you feel great once you have done it.
  • By reeducating the mind, you can accept fear as simply a fact of life rather than a barrier to success.
  • We don’t have to wait until we are old to gather the riches… We can gather them every day of our lives.
  • Commitment creates a powerful radiant energy that activates all sorts of “miracles” within and around you.
  • The source of our love comes from within. No one out there is that source. It makes sense to go to the source.
  • The source of our love comes from within. No one out there is that source.  It makes sense to go to the source.
  • By learning to trust your intuition, miracles seem to happen. Intuitive thoughts are gifts from the higher self.
  • Pushing through fear is less frightening than living with the fear which comes from the feeling of helplessness.
  • Knowing that we can make a difference in this world is a great motivator. How can we know this and not be involved?
  • Taking responsibility means never blaming anyone else for anything you are being….. doing…. having, or feeling.
  • We cannot escape fear. We can only transform it into a companion that accompanies us on all our exciting adventures.
  • As we open our hearts to others, we begin to discover the truth of our own inner beauty, inner strength and inner light.
  • I believe that if something is troubling you, simply start from where you are and take the action necessary to change it.
  • Saying yes means getting up and acting on your belief that you can create meaning and purpose in whatever life hands you.
  • The truth is: If you knew you could handle anything that came your way, what would you have to fear. The answer is: NOTHING!
  • Your joy, your happiness, your satisfaction and your ability to dance with life, depend solely on what you pay attention to.
  • Drink in the beauty of friendship. In this world of constant change, we need the comfort of friendship more than ever before.
  • Your joy, your happiness, your satisfaction and your ability to dance with life, depends solely on what you pay attention to.
  • Drink in the beauty of friendship. In this world of constant change, we need the comfort of friendship more than ever before.
  • Rejection never feels good, but it certainly hurts less when we are not needing something from the person who is rejecting us.
  • Everyone in your life is a ‘practice person.’ How you react to them allows you to see what you have to work on within yourself.
  • Look at people in your life as “practice.” The way you react to them allows you to see what you have to work on within yourself.
  • Dancing with life is moving into the flow of our experiences – good or bad – with a feeling of harmony, trust, guidance and love.
  • Aging allows us to drop the baggage. It is only through life experiences that our incredible power can be brought forward in all its glory.
  • When we give from a place of love, rather than from a place of expectation, more usually comes back to us than we could ever have imagined.
  • Aging allows us to drop the baggage. It is only through life experiences that our incredible power can be brought forward in all its glory.
  • Remove those ‘I want you to like me’ stickers from your forehead and, instead, place them where they truly will do the most good -on your mirror!
  • Whatever the method, the purpose of quieting the mind is always the same… to step out of you own way and touch a Universal Oneness with all things.
  • Shift from being afraid of making a mistake to being afraid of not making a mistake. If you are not making any mistakes, you are not learning or growing
  • Commitment doesn’t mean that it has to last forever, but while you are there, commit yourself 100%. By doing this, the quality of your life improves 100%.
  • So commit! Commit yourself to pushing through the fear and becoming more than you are at the present moment. The you that could be is absolutely colossal.
  • Open your eyes, whether you presently believe it or not, your life is already abundant. Before you can accept abundance in your life, you have to notice it.
  • Open your eyes, whether you presently believe it or not, your life is already abundant. Before you can accept abundance in your life, you have to notice it.
  • When you operate from the Higher Self, you feel centered and abundant?in fact, overflowing. When you experience this abundance, your fears automatically disappear.
  • Taking responsibility means not blaming yourself. Anything that takes away your power or your pleasure makes you a victim. Don’t make yourself a victim of yourself!
  • The knowledge that you can handle anything that comes your way is the key to allowing yourself to take risks. … security is not having things; it’s handling things.
  • Too many of us seem to be searching for something ‘out there’ to make our lives complete. What we are all really searching for is the divine essence that lives within.
  • All the dangers in our world are like a blessed wake up call. They tell us to live life NOW… not tomorrow, not when the children grow up, not when we retire… but NOW.
  • All the dangers in our world are like a blessed wake up call. They tell us to live life NOW… not tomorrow, not when the children grow up, not when we retire…  but NOW.
  • If everybody feels fear when approaching something totally new in life—yet so many are out there doing it despite the fear—then we must conclude that fear is not the problem.
  • Don’t be deceived into thinking that by changing the external, the internal will be changed. It works the other way around; the path that needs changing is the one in your mind.
  • When you put loving thoughts and behavior into the world, you plant seeds of self-respect. When you put unloving thoughts and behavior into the world, you destroy seeds of self-respect.
  • As you begin to understand the immense power and love you hold inside, you will find an unending surge of joy, light and love that will nourish and support you all the days of your life.
  • Success is… living a full and balanced life in partnership with others to create a joyful feeling of love, contribution, appreciation and abundance, despite how our endeavors may turn out.
  • Complaining will not change things in your life; only action will. Make a list of all you need to do to change what doesn’t work in your life and, little by little, begin making those changes.
  • people who refuse to take risks live with a feeling of dread that is far more severe than what they would feel if they took the risks necessary to make them less helpless – only they don’t know it!
  • As your awareness of the riches available to you in your everyday life grows, you are on the way to becoming the laughing Buddha. Life is joyous. Life is Light. Life is happy. You are awake at last.
  • Bringing a spiritual dimension into all that we do is essential for ending the struggle and dancing with life. Our body and our minds can take us only so far, our spirit can lead us all the way Home.
  • Bringing a spiritual dimension into all that we do is essential for ending the struggle and dancing with life. Our body and our minds can take us only so far, our spirit can lead us all the way Home.
  • While non of us understands the Grand Design, we can commit to using all our experiences, good or bad, as the building blocks of a powerful and loving life. Then it is, indeed, all happening perfectly.
  • As your awareness of the riches available to you in your everyday life grows, you are on the way to becoming the laughing Buddha. Life is joyous.  Life is Light.  Life is happy.  You are awake at last.
  • While non of us understands the Grand Design, we can commit to using all our experiences, good or bad, as the building blocks of a powerful and loving life. Then it is, indeed, all happening perfectly.”
  • I am powerful and I am loving. I have much to give to this world. I am a person of worth. I deserve love. I am a capable person. My life has meaning. My life is unfolding perfectly. There is plenty of time.
  • I said to myself: ‘You mean all those people out there that I’ve been envying because they’re not afraid to move ahead with their lives have really been afraid? Why didn’t somebody tell me!?’ I guess I never asked.
  • Every time you encounter something that forces you to “handle it,” your self-esteem is raised considerably. You learn to trust that you will survive, no matter what happens. And in this way your fears are diminished immeasurably.
  • We are not going to succeed in everything we attempt in life. That’s a guarantee. In fact, the more we do in life, the more chance there is not to succeed in some things. But what a rich life we are having! Win or lose, we just keep winning.
  • Dear God, I trust that no matter what happens in my life, it is for my highest good. And no matter what happens in the lives of those I love, it is for their highest good.  From all things that are put before us all, we shall become stronger and more lov
  • Obviously, the real issue has nothing to do with fear itself, but, rather, how we hold the fear. For some, the fear is totally irrelevant. For others, it creates a state of paralysis. The former hold their fear from a position of power (choice, energy, and action), and the latter hold it from a position of pain (helplessness, depression, and paralysis).
  • You are innately designed to use your personal power. When you don’t, you experience a sense of helplessness, paralysis, and depression-which is your clue that something is not working as it could. You, like all of us, deserve everything that is wonderful and exciting in life. And those feelings emerge only when you get in touch with your powerful self.
  • We become powerful in the face of our fears when we have a sense that we make a difference in this world. We are all meaningful participants in this Universe and worthy of giving and receiving love. Some affirmations of purpose are: I know that I count and I act as though I do. I spread warmth and love everywhere I go. I am a healing force in the Universe.
  • Lord, please fill my mouth with worthwhile stuff, and nudge me when I’ve said enough. Enlightenment is the “quiet acceptance of what is” I believe the truly enlightened beings are those who refuse to allow themselves to be distressed over things that simply are the way they are. – Wayne Dyer Learn the richness of solitude and quiet. That “still small voice” is yearning to be heard.
  • Dear God, I trust that no matter what happens in my life, it is for my highest good. And no matter what happens in the lives of those I love, it is for their highest good. From all things that are put before us all, we shall become stronger and more loving people. I am grateful for all the beauty and opportunity you put into my life. And in all that I do, I shall seek to be a channel for your love.
  • We all create expectations of what we would like to happen after a decision is made. The picture in our mind’s eye might have served a valuable function in helping to make a decision. But once the decision is made, let the picture go. Since you can’t control the future, the picture can create unhappiness if it’s not fulfilled. Disappointment may make you miss the good that can come out of every situation in which you find yourself.
  • The fear will never go away as long as I continue to grow. Truth 2. The only way to get rid of the fear of doing something is to go out and do it. Truth 3. The only way to feel better about myself is to go out… and do it. Truth 4. Not only am I going to experience fear whenever I’m on unfamiliar territory, but so is everyone else. Truth 5. Pushing through fear is less frightening than living with the underlying fear that comes from a feeling of helplessness.
  • When a difficult situation comes into your life, it is possible to tune in to your mind and say, ?Okay, choose.? Are you going to make yourself miserable or content? Are you going to visualize scarcity or abundance? Are you going to put yourself down for getting angry with your husband or are you simply going to notice what insecurity you were feeling at the time and discuss it with him? The choice is definitely yours. Pick the one that contributes most to your aliveness and growth.