Don’t be the person who says these phrases anymore, “I would, but…” or “I know I could, but…” But nothing! You are wasting your life. This is all the time you get.
I am more grateful every day for that opportunity. Because for all my tears and for all the anger and the whirlwind of self-loathing that followed, I learned something.
Let me remind you of something before you begin to read this. You have fire within you.
Our sense of belonging has been first to ourselves and that is what we have loved most about each other.
I don’t know what real love is. But I know what change is. I know what pain is. I’m a lonely soul but I’m remarkably complete at the same time.
Society tells you that eventually you’ll find someone who accepts you for who you are, for the baggage you bring, and the life you’ve lived, which I hope for you is true. But I also hope that you fill yourself with this same amount of self-love.
Truth is freedom,
lies and deceit are suffocation.
If you want your life to get better you have to work hard for it. You have to pick yourself up and you have to inspire yourself to go after what you really want.
Anyone can write about having their life together while they’re completely falling apart. Anyone can write about the best self-care tips while their cuticles are bleeding from gnawing on them and their hair hasn’t been brushed in days.
I don’t feel guilty that I spend my Saturdays getting massages and brunch, while my homeowner friends tend to the lawn. Ask a homeowner what they did with their weekend, and I would bet 9 times out of 10, it will have something to do with yard work.