Acting without feeling inspired is us saying what we naturally know, feel and think, and this is vulnerability. When we believe that we must be inspired by an idea to create something of it, it is a mechanism to avoid placing ourselves bare into something that other people can judge.
If there were no men, there would be no women. If there was no such thing as a liberal, a conservative would not need a label to distinguish himself. Difference does not imply separation, nor does it necessitate contradiction.
Habit has a way of breaking down, especially as you age.
We collectively have this very odd – and rarely addressed – complex that unless we’re loved by everybody, we’re not worthy of love. Unless we’re the best, we’re not enough.
“A lack of intimacy is not distance from someone else, it is disregard for yourself.”
Let’s pretend for a moment that we pulled apart all of your organs and laid them on a table.
It’s easy to stay in your room and watch Netflix all night.
Your life will unfold in direct proportion to how much you believe you deserve. Not how much you think you should have. How much you believe you deserve.
Letting go does not mean you are accepting defeat, or admitting your unworthiness.
Do not consider painful what is good for you.