One of the first things people usually ask me is, ‘Gabourey, how are you so confident?”
“I hate that. I always wonder if that’s the first thing they ask Rihanna when they meet her. ‘RiRi! How are you so confident?’ Nope. No. No. But me? They ask me with that same incredulous disbelief every single time. “You seem so confident! How is that?” – Gabrourey Sidibe
Quit hanging on to the handrails . . . Let go. Surrender. Go for the ride of your life. Do it every day. – Melody Beattie
Do money and fame buy happiness?
What makes people happy?
If you were to ask, most people would most likely say that being famous and having lots of money are the keys to happiness.
After all, famous people are adored by their fans. Rich people have lifestyle which most people aspire to. They live in nice houses, drive luxury cars, take expensive vacations, and can buy almost everything they want.
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Leo Buscaglia
VICKY: I like your dress, it’s really nice.
AMANDA: Yeah? I’m not sure the colour suits me.
VICKY: It’s really nice.
AMANDA: Really? You think so? I was thinking of giving it away, I guess I’ll keep it now.
Have you ever said “yes” to someone when you really didn’t want to, or perhaps you knew you couldn’t deliver on the promise? Don’t worry, we all have. It’s completely natural that we want to please the people in our lives.
Most people avoid saying “no” to other people because they feel guilty for saying it. This is a common trait around the world. But then we often resent the commitment we said “yes” to when we wanted to say “no” to begin with.