Barbara de Angelis Quotes

You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.
Barbara de Angelis (Chicken Soup for the Couple's Soul)
The truth is that when we dream small, we're ripping ourselves off.
Barbara de Angelis (Confidence: Finding it and Living It)
The longer you wait to go after your dreams, the less confidence you'll have, and the fear that you'll never get what you want will become more intense.
Barbara de Angelis (Confidence: Finding it and Living It)
No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.
Barbara de Angelis
Indifference robs you of your greatest strength, your greatest protection and your greatest blessing - the abundant love and passion that lives in your heart.
Barbara de Angelis (Passion)
A man's brain has a more difficult time shifting from thinking to feeling than a women's brain does.
Barbara de Angelis
The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.
Barbara de Angelis (Are You the One for Me?, 1992)
It is faith in your own inner power, your own passion. It is this passion that motivates you to take charge of your own future.
Barbara de Angelis
We need to find the courage to say NO to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity.
Barbara de Angelis (Are You the One for Me?, 1992)
When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.
Barbara de Angelis
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara de Angelis (Are You the One for Me?, 1992)
Whereas we once measured success in terms of status, wealth, and accomplishment, now we're beginning to measure it in terms of how happy we are, and how much peace of mind we've achieved.
Barbara de Angelis (Confidence: Finding it and Living It)
Maybe your gift is your voice, your strong hands, your eye for beauty, your talent for seeing the best in people. And if you aren't sure what your gift is, ask the people who know you.
Barbara de Angelis (Real Moments)
The more you manifest your true beauty and express your unique gift, the more the Universe will rejoice. That's why you are here — to be as extraordinarily outrageous a "you" as possible.
Barbara de Angelis (Confidence: Finding it and Living It)
The security we seek, the protection we long for, comes from creating an inner anchor, an inner self-reliance, so that no matter what happens on the outside, we remain firmly connected to a source of unlimited strength and peace on the inside.
Barbara de Angelis (Secrets About Life Every Woman Should Know, 2000)
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.
Barbara de Angelis (Are you the one for me? Real Moments)
You may still be striving to achieve wealth and success; you may still be climbing up the mountain. And you may say to yourself, If I had all the things I want, I would certainly be confident. Well, don't bet on it.
Barbara de Angelis (Confidence: Finding it and Living It)
The obstacles in our path are not blocking us-they are redirecting us. Their purpose is not to interfere with our happiness; it is to point us toward new routes to our happiness, new possibilities, new doorways.
Barbara de Angelis (How Did I Get Here?)
The truth is that when we dream small, we're ripping ourselves off. ... When you limit your dreams, you limit your life If you don't have a dream in your head right now that scares you, then you've probably stopped dreaming.
Barbara de Angelis (Confidence: Finding it and Living It)
I don't use the fear as an excuse to not go forward. In fact, when ... So my confidence doesn't come from not having any fear. It comes from trusting that in spite of my fear, I'm going to act; I'm going to take one step after another toward my goal.
Barbara de Angelis (Confidence: Finding it and Living It)
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara de Angelis
Don't save it up for some future occasion! Start by finding at least one moment every day in which you fully express your passion for the person you love. Then, find another, and another. Before you know it, your relationship will reverberate with passion.
Barbara de Angelis (Passion)
The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.
Barbara de Angelis
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara de Angelis (Real Moments for Lovers)
Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe.
Barbara de Angelis (Real Moments: Discover the Secret for True Happiness)

Barbara de Angelis Biography

Born: March 4, 1951

Barbara de Angelis is an American relationship adviser, lecturer, writer and TV personality. She is best known for her best-selling books and for her appearances on television.

Notable Works

Are You The One for Me (1992)
How Did I Get Here?
Real Moments for Lovers
Confidence: Finding It And Living It

Featured Idea: Change

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