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Wisdom from Patricia Walker

Wisdom from Patricia Walker

You are perfect just the way you are.

You are stronger than you know.

The traits you admire in others are traits you also possess.

Believe in yourself. Quit looking outside of yourself for your answers; you will never find them that way. Your answers are inside of you. Besides, no one knows better than you what it is you need out of life.

You already are that which you seek.

Question everything. How can you know what feels right if you don’t understand what you’re dealing with? And just because someone else believes something doesn’t mean it’s right for you. This includes your own beliefs. Do they empower you or diminish you?

The same is true for the people in your life – do they make you feel good about yourself or do they leave you feeling drained? Ditch the ones that don’t empower you to make room for the ones that bring you joy. Life is too short – and wonderful – to be miserable. Trust yourself to recognize truth when you encounter it.

You can’t please everyone, so stop trying. Do the things that make you happy with the people who make you happy and do them as often as possible….Continue reading at

Patricia is a poet and the author of Dance of the Electric Hummingbird.

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9:27AM PDT on Apr 11, 2013

Great inspiration

7:30PM PST on Nov 14, 2012

I apologize for the ridiculously late response, but I was out of the country for a while. In any case, I would like to personally thank each and every one of you who posted a comment. And to Kath P: These suggestions really aren't that hard to follow. We just have to slow ourselves down long enough and just listen to the breeze, the sound of the ocean, feel the sun on your skin. Listen to your heart and with your heart. It is all within you. Everything you need to know. It's right there. Life is too short to be unhappy, so follow your heart with all your might and you will find what you're looking for! If it can happen to me, it can happen to you too. Wishing you all love and light and joy.

Thanks again, everyone, and thank you to and Gail Lynne Goodwin at Inspire Me Today for this tremendous honor.

9:50PM PDT on Oct 10, 2012


8:08PM PDT on Oct 10, 2012

I appreciate this, thanks.

5:10PM PDT on Oct 10, 2012

Thanks for this great article...

4:56PM PDT on Oct 10, 2012


3:50PM PDT on Oct 10, 2012

thank you!!

3:23PM PDT on Oct 10, 2012

Very true. Thanks :)

3:06PM PDT on Oct 10, 2012

Hard suggestions to follow but very rewarding once put into action...thanks

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