Lovely #quote by @banksy reminding me that even though I feel like utter hell resting is the best medicine and not giving in to (too much) self pity and just quitting. Will be trying to get some food down me and some sleep once my stomach settles and then hopefully a bit of dreaming will help my body recover and readapt to NZ life

Lovely #quote by @banksy reminding me that even though I feel like utter hell resting is the best medicine and not giving in to (too much) self pity and just quitting. Will be trying to get some food down me and some sleep once my stomach settles and then hopefully a bit of dreaming will help my body recover and readapt to NZ life

I CHOOSE... To live by choice, not by chance, To be motivated, not manipulated, To be useful, not used, To make changes, not excuses, To excel, not compete. I choose self-esteem, not self-pity, I c...

I CHOOSE... To live by choice, not by chance, To be motivated, not manipulated, To be useful, not used, To make changes, not excuses, To excel, not compete. I choose self-esteem, not self-pity, I c...

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines self-pity as the self-indulgent dwelling on your own sorrows or misfortunes”.   Here are some of the reasons why self-pity is so destructive.

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines self-pity as the self-indulgent dwelling on your own sorrows or misfortunes”. Here are some of the reasons why self-pity is so destructive.

Self care and relaxation time. Here's a list of self care ideas. Just a pity, they list Netflix at number 2. Come on guys there are better things to do!!!

Self care and relaxation time. Here's a list of self care ideas. Just a pity, they list Netflix at number 2. Come on guys there are better things to do!!!

"Self pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it we can never do anything wise in the world." -Helen Keller

"Self pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it we can never do anything wise in the world." -Helen Keller

"Playing the victim card blinds you to your own flaws and so you can never improve. Self pity is the easiest way to create unilateral misery." - Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Playing the victim card blinds you to your own flaws and so you can never improve. Self pity is the easiest way to create unilateral misery." - Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

D.H. Lawrence :"Self-pity"  Autocommiserazione  Non mi fu mai dato di vedere un animale in cordoglio di sè  un uccelletto cadrà morto di gelo giù dal ramo senza avere provato mai pena per sè stesso.

D.H. Lawrence :"Self-pity" Autocommiserazione Non mi fu mai dato di vedere un animale in cordoglio di sè un uccelletto cadrà morto di gelo giù dal ramo senza avere provato mai pena per sè stesso.

Nobody likes me. Everybody hates me. Guess I’ll go eat worms.  Ever sung that song as a child? How about as an adult? We're often overwhelmed with feelings of self-pity and sometimes wonder how we should handle this universal emotion. Double click on the image to read the 5-minute devotion, Hungry for God: Eating Worms - 5 Ways to Fight Self-Pity

Nobody likes me. Everybody hates me. Guess I’ll go eat worms. Ever sung that song as a child? How about as an adult? We're often overwhelmed with feelings of self-pity and sometimes wonder how we should handle this universal emotion. Double click on the image to read the 5-minute devotion, Hungry for God: Eating Worms - 5 Ways to Fight Self-Pity

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