We can't allow the abuse from another to diminish the importance of the compassion and loving kindness we feel within ourselves.
Appreciate the beauty in our differences for it’s our unique and special differences that create our feelings for harmony while breaking-down the barriers of prejudice.
It’s our positive actions and desires to achieve a united and peaceful world that gives us the power to erase the destructive and evil cloud of hate from our lives.
Bullies of all ages only know how to use threats and violence to promote their negative values, but with positive actions, we can say NO to the negative influence of bullies and say YES to our freedom to live our life the way we choose.
Taking time each day to appreciate and celebrate our positive feelings helps bring the serenity of peace into our hearts.
Help teach our children that self empowerment is their ability to achieve the life they desire by using their powers of confidence and determination to say NO to the negative influence of others.
Help teach our children about the power of being a dreamer, for it's the dreamer’s passionate visions that create the positive changes our world so desperately needs.
True success is not achieved with monetary wealth or volumes of possessions, but found in the gifts of compassion and encouragement we freely give to others.
Inspire our children to embrace their brilliant glow of imagination and creativity for all of the wondrous possibilities that still lie ahead.
It’s our feelings of empowerment that ignite our positive energy and inner strength to break down the barriers others use to prevent us from achieving a better life for ourselves and others to enjoy.
Upstanders are unique and special individuals who defy any negative retaliation in order to help protect those who have been inflicted by the pain of others.
It’s the power of our positive feelings that inspire our passion to stop the negative influences of others from controlling our lives.
We have the power to soar higher than the negative barriers blocking our journey towards creating positive changes in our world.
Herb Cohen Photographer and author