Every person that we encounter has so much to offer and teach. They are more than mere band-aids for our loneliness.
This. Is. Not. Okay. And it happens all too often. Disordered eating is triggering. An overt obsession with holistic medicine could lead a young mind away from the medicine they need, causing a normally easily treated problem into a disaster. Promoting elimination diets like Paleo to a 14 year old who is just starting to develop their relationship with health and food and balance, is harming.
Rather than being a victim of the other’s behavior, you have taken emotional responsibility for yourself.
Toxic people are manipulative, codependent, and reliant on you to deal with the overwhelming negativity in their lives. They are not just people with problems – they are people who don’t take responsibility for those problems.
You’re going to keep being fat unless you change the way you eat, just like your life is going to keep sucking unless you change the way you live.
When you make a decision, things will start to shift. Regardless of the absurdities around you, you’ll get momentum. Stuff will start happening. But only when you’re serious and resolute, come hell or high water.
Driven people have a higher threshold for what they think is possible in their lives. That’s what fuels them to move.
Saving yourself is your own job. Full stop.
I’m sorry — you thought my art was about you?