TREASURED QUOTES FROM THE BOOK FEELING GOOD BY DAVID D. BURNS

Gauritanwar
1 min readDec 18, 2022
  1. Sadness is a normal emotion created by realistic perceptions that describe a negative event involving loss or disappointment in an undistorted way.
  2. But your personal worth is a constant and all the garbage that the world heaps on you doesn’t touch it.
  3. The most arbitrary way of punishing yourself — I could have done more.
  4. “As long as I have something to contribute to the well being of myself or others, I am not worthless”.
  5. You are swimming in deep and turbulent waters if you continue to believe that approval and disapproval are the ultimate yardsticks to measure your worth.
  6. Do not magnify other people until they are larger than life.
  7. Do not let love, job define your personal worth.
  8. The exhilaration comes from the creative process, pulling your ideas together, editing watching clumsy sentences sharpen up, and wondering how you will react to it when you read it.
  9. Remember to talk back, talk back to your pity party.
  10. Do not be a love junkie.

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Gauritanwar

A seed planted in New Delhi who mostly wants to grow through reading and writing. Also, a STEM educator who is passionate for art and poetry !