“The path of least resistance does not mean you settle for less. It means you do whatever it takes to feel good, to feel ease. It means you are not responsible for anyone’s happiness but your own. You don’t need to bend over backward to make other people happy or more comfortable. That’s not your job. It is there’s, and you are doing them a disservice by taking on the responsibility of their emotions. It is a weight you do not have to carry. The path of least resistance is to find which thoughts, which behaviors bring you joy and ease and enthusiasm. That’s your job.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com
“There is an unspoken (very likely unconscious) prerequisite for extraordinary responsibility: eventual and absolute freedom.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com
“There is no valor in carrying the weight of others. A heavy life is no a life at all. It is a hell, in fact. Let all carry their share, sieve their demons, and account for what is solely theirs. Then we play, we discover, we create… together.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com
“You are not the actions of others, nor their words. You are not responsible for their successes, their failures, their daily bliss; but you are for yours. Be accountable. Take on what is yours and trust that others are strong enough to do the same.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeño.com
“If there is any question as to the state of a committed relationship, look in the bedroom. Every flaw and strength will manifest within your sexual encounters, or lack thereof.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com
Perception is everything. Perception is your spiritual voice, your psychological and emotional contribution to the world. And it has tremendous power. We influence the course of situations and the flow of our lives with the smallest notions and seemingly insignificant comments. Being spiritually self-reliant means taking responsibility at the level of the most basic thought […]
(Thanks to Christiane Northrup, MD)
This quote has been rehabbed. You can view the updated insight here.