There are no extra pieces in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill, and every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle.Deepak Chopra (via awakenedvibrations)
Start ignoring people who threaten your joy.
Literally, ignore them.
Don’t invite any parts of them into your space.
The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention.Rachel Naomi Remen (via awelltraveledwoman)