Real self-respect is knowing what’s worth standing up for, but it’s also knowing that being confrontational rarely gets you what you want.
Holding tightly to outdated opinions of others. People change. Let them show you who they are, and believe them when they do.
We are so disinclined to shield our mental space, our energy, the time we have in a day – yet that is all our lives really amount to in the end.
The key to their success was not rushing to “make it,” but in slowly becoming the people who deserved a lifetime of success.
Hurt people hurt people – it’s as simple as that.
In fact, for a while, it will feel like you’re working harder than ever, and yet standing right in the same place.
They are not overtly rude, but somehow leave you feeling upset and insulted every time they see you.
Something that most people don’t understand in their 20s and others don’t learn ever is that love and compatibility are not the same thing.
Healing the way you think does not mean that you self-help your way into whatever you think “perfection” is.
I am slowly learning that the only person who is judging me is me – and I am slowly learning that there’s no prize for winning this.