"Until someone cares a whole awful lot..."

Nobody cares what you know, until they know that you care.

Do you struggle with self doubt & negative thoughts?

Try learning and applying this trick to counter your own self doubt, to help turn the tides of the internal battles we face in our lives.

The real trick is making sure that you fully understand the difference between two commonly misinterpreted things.

Facts & Opinions

Next time you are finding yourself faced with losing a battle with yourself, try grabbing someone close to you, or you can reach out to me and I will help!

Make a list of all the negative thoughts going through your mind.


Then make a list of all of our life accomplishments that can be proven, no matter how small. Such as graduating high school, paying rent on time every month, whatever they may be.


Then ask yourself on each list what is fact, and what is an assumption, or an opinion based on an assumption about a situation or person.

Compassion - caring about others
Nobody cares what you know, until they know that you care.

It's okay to be angry or upset at the action or behavior. Not to be angry or hateful to the person

Overview: Compassion at its core comes from finding a place with in to genuinely care for others. Compassion could be for a person, group, nature, family, or everybody. Some people can only find in themselves to have compassion for those around them or who have done well for them. Some will find compassion and thankfulness for those who they don’t know or who may have wronged them as well. These tend to be the ones to truly make a difference in many peoples’ lives. Your level of compassion relates directly to your level of tolerance. Our culture is very diverse, and the majority of people will think differently than you. Expanding your compassion requires patience and tolerance towards things and people that may be different or not think or act to your liking. Compassion helps to promote peace and acceptance in those times. Which has a deep impact on our emotional states. Remember that peace and happiness come from within, not from outside. Its one thing to dislike a behavior or opinion, another to dislike and have no compassion for a person because of it which shows a closed mindedness to just how big and diverse the world is.

 Compassion is to show care for others. Even if you dislike or disagree with someone, compassion is a quick way to being at peace for yourself. When you can find in yourself an ability to still care about people even if they have wronged you, you become less tormented by stress in your life. For example, you may not agree with or get along with someone at school. Tolerance and compassion give you the ability to feel the way you do while still respecting them for who they are and the way they think. It’s really cool because it helps you to get along better with people and enables you to make more friends. Compassion also helps you when things aren’t always to your liking. For example, you may not always want to do your chores or homework when your parents ask you to. Having compassion and respect for them and what they do for you will help you understand why it is important to help out.

Parent: Compassion is one of the most valuable life skills you can teach your children. It has the power to overcome prejudice, racism and hate. Compassion teaches your children to be more accepting of people and situations. It encourages them to have a fair attitude towards everyone and every situation they encounter. At home, compassion and tolerance gives you and your children the patience needed to get along better, thus creating a harmonious environment. The greatest gift tolerance has to offer is peace. Only by your example and through constant practice can tolerance help you and your children to improve the quality of your lives and others.

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