“Your reality is as peaceful, healing, drama-ridden, and destructive as your imagination is creative.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com
“I can only understand and find real meaning and insight into those bits of fact that I relate to emotionally. This is my knowledge base. Procured by experience and refined (ironically) by exposure to variety, my knowledge base determines what and how much I comprehend; and if I attach my identity to any of it, if […]
“There is no edge, no arrival, no pinnacle in life. There are only push and pull, ease and strain, the cognitive shallows and depths. All these are forms of breath and we exist in the Universe’s great inhale.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com
“Comparing yourself to another is a form of self-torture. Their reality and your perception of them are two different things entirely. Forgive yourself for being different. Celebrate your unique contribution to the world. Get comfortable with discomfort. Your life has everything you need to be the finest you. Every mistake, every shadow and every spark […]
“What you feel shapes your perceptions. What you feel filters how you listen and determines the selected bits of fact you hear. What you feel drives your choices. What you feel is your reality. So if your current reality is loneliness, unworthiness, anger, or shame, why not fashion a story that causes you to feel something different, something better. Is the story exactly […]
“Relief is an absolute life changer. When you feel stress, alienation, or despair, think, pretend, do anything you can to feel relief (even if you have to imagine it) and you will see worlds shift and marvels unveiled where you thought all was lost.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com
Have you ever wondered why some affirmations, dream boards, and lists that specify exactly what you want don’t work? Here’s a hint: what are you feeling when you voice that affirmation? What resistance courses through you as you make that list for your perfect job, financial situation, or life partner? Do you believe what you […]
“Persons appear to us according to the light we throw upon them from our own minds.” -Laura Ingalls Wilder
When I first started “amyjalapeno.com” I would post quotes of others mingled with my own musings. About a year and a half in, I decided to challenge myself with the daily hot! quote by seeing how far I could go down the rabbit hole on my own. Alas, I have been able to come up with anything as brilliant as this. It beautifully sums up how much we taint reality and the lives of others when our fear and imagination fills in the gaps. This quote is the ultimate reality check and I absolutely love it.
Your perception of every single person you encounter is entirely colored by your primary thoughts and feelings.
“You are more than the limited perceptions of others. Use their fear and alienation of you, their separatist words and actions as fuel to go deeper, to discover the boundless strength of vulnerability.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com
“The path we choose to avoid mistakes and pain and the hurt of others is the fountainhead of more.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com