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Martha Beck Quotes

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Martha Beck quotes

To live a life that is wrong for you is a form of dying. There are people who have lives that look perfect. They try to be happy, they believe they should be happy, they are trying to like it, but if it's off course from their north star, they aren't satisfied.

As much horror as we have always created, we are a species that keeps moving forward, seeing new sights in new ways, and enjoying the journey.

The average adult laughs 15 times a day; the average child, more than 400 times.

Absolutely lonely people have few personal interactions of any kind.

I really do think that any deep crisis is an opportunity to make your life extraordinary in some way.

No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth.

As soon as you think you know someone else's truth better than they do, you are in deep water.

No one else can take risks for us, or face our losses on our behalf, or give us self-esteem. No one can spare us from life's slings and arrows, and when death comes, we meet it alone.

I have come to believe that there are infinite passageways out of the shadows, infinite vehicles to transport us into the light.

Friends, there are many areas in which I need encouragement, but worrying is not one of them. I worry the way Renee Fleming sings high Cs: Effortlessly. Loudly. At length.

The position that I take partly as a result of living in Asia is where you stop living according to your expectations and you become available to experience things as they are.

Adults under threat feel like children.

Anger elicits anger, fear elicits fear, no matter how well meaning we may be.

Creating ways to be happy is your life's work, a challenge that won't end until you die.

Do whatever it takes to convey your essential self.

I'd like to help repair the earth's ecosystems, and to fully live until I'm fully dead.

If you're religious, it gives you a perspective.

In one century, we've added 28 years to our average life span - a change so rapid that our brains couldn't possibly have evolved to accommodate it.

Most of my clients don't realize that the way they look and the way they think about their looks are two separate issues.

To know what that true self is without social pressure is to know your true nature.