Remember that quote, the one that says something like “depression is living in the past, anxiety is living in the future”? Well, how do we reconcile it with this poignant tidbit from Tony Robbins: “I love quotes…but, in the end, knowledge has to be converted to action or it’s worthless.”
Hm, but I love quotes, too! I have them all around my apartment.
Well, Tony isn’t telling us to discount quotes, only that sayings without intentional action are pointless. So, if you love quotes as much as I do, then you can humor yourself with them, as long as they inspire you to act.
So then, how do we reconcile this with the first quote? The one that says that anxiety is living in the future. Yes, it also touches on depression, but for me, anxiety is the negative emotion that runs my life. It’s my “suffering,” as Tony would call it.→ CONTINUE READING