Each person has their own source of inspiration. And if you stumble into actress Jodi Sta. Maria’s social media account, you might just get inspired from her motivational quotes.
The 36-year-old actress has truly a lot to share with all the challenges she faced in life.
Sta. Maria admitted becoming alcoholic after separating with ex-husband Pampi Lacson. But she was able to get back on her feet with the help of her son to Lacson named Thirdy, and her new found love actor-politician Jolo Revilla.
Here are the top six inspirational tips from her about life, love and relationship:
1. We are the driver of our life
As humans, we have 2 psychological strengths – the capacity for decision and freedom of attitude as per Frankl. We can't control our environment but we can dictate how we allow them to shape us. ❤️?
— Jodi Sta.Maria (@JodiStaMaria) January 2, 2018
Jodi quoted the saying of psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl that human have two psychological strength, which are the capacity for decision making and freedom of attitude.
She added that it doesn’t matter how the environment revolves around us, but how we accept it and how we let it impact our lives.
2. Keep Walking. Keep Fighting
Happiest New Year Manila! Greetings from Kapadokya, Turkiye ❤️? Keep walking. Keep fighting.Think only of the best. Hope only for the best. Promise yourself to be strong that nothing can disturb your peace. Thank you 2017. Bring it on 2018. pic.twitter.com/ByvyydS1Zw
— Jodi Sta.Maria (@JodiStaMaria) December 31, 2017
Jodi greeted everyone a Happy New Year on Twitter, with words of encouragement that everybody only needs to think positively; and not to let anybody disturb our peace.
3. Believe it’s going to work out
Stop thinking your situation will never change. We have a tendency to think problems will be there forever and we will never heal. Nothing is permanent. Don't confuse a season for a lifetime. You'll heal. You'll change. You'll move on. Things will work out ❤️?
— Jodi Sta.Maria (@JodiStaMaria) December 24, 2017
Jodi advised her followers to stop thinking that problems are permanent. Everything, she believes, will work out in their own perfect time.
4. Learn to forgive
End this year by accepting apologies from people who never actually gave them. You don't have to trust them again (trust is earned) but you can move on and give yourself peace. ❤️?
— Jodi Sta.Maria (@JodiStaMaria) December 30, 2017
One of the best things to do this new year, she said, is to forgive those who wronged us, even if they don’t ask for forgiveness.
Jodi claimed that it is not necessary to trust them again, but this act itself can give people peace of mind and move forward.
5. Believe in you own self-worth
When certain people make you doubt yourself or make you feel insecure, reinforce your self-esteem. Just because one person leads you to question yourself doesn't mean you are inadequate. Be confident in your own self-worth. ❤️?
— Jodi Sta.Maria (@JodiStaMaria) December 27, 2017
Never ever question yourself, she said, just because of others’ judgements. Jodi reminds her followers that when the feeling insecurity comes into their senses, it could be the perfect time to reinforce self-esteem.
6. Find strength in God’s words
Find strength in God's Word – He gives power to those who are tired and worn out ; He offers strength to the weak. Isaiah 40:20 ❤️? Thank You Lord for You are always faithful and true.
— Jodi Sta.Maria (@JodiStaMaria) December 22, 2017
The most important tip from the actress is to always have faith. She said that no matter how tired, challenged, and exhausted people are, as long they keep their faith, they can always bounce back stronger and braver.
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