We are still enslaved to the things we are taught are ultimate “goods.” We justify our faith in the system by flawed and influenced logic. We continue to believe that something external can change our internal ability to be aware, to appreciate, to live, to feel.
“Living simply makes loving simple.”
A world travel map with pins.
I realized I was never really upset about how my body looked as much as I was upset that I felt I couldn’t control what I did to it (and what it ended up looking like because of that lack of control.)
Living with a ghost, crafting an idea that you need to hold on to – to fill a space or insecurity with – is using the idea of someone to fix something about yourself.
Nice girl guilt: the overwhelming need to make other people happy at any and every expense. The feeling society has instilled in you when you have disappointed someone in some way – even just in your own mind.
Second chances. Third chances. Forgiveness. The ability to say: thank you for that experience, and mean it.
I learned how to have the courage to tell my story, the kindness not to tell others’ and the objectivity to know the difference.
When we are the ones who make them, we are the ones who can overcome them.
A body is responsible for the most amazing part of anything – physically finding or creating. Once we have something, we don’t want it anymore. What we really want is to make and fight and become.