Be brave. Shatter expectations. Say no, say yes. Scream your hopes to the sky. Shine with all your brilliance, even if you make mistakes along the way.
I will not let myself be defined by a man who walked away.
I bring passion
into places where there is none. I turn flickers
She’ll remain soft in all the ways she was before you and continue to love wildly, passionately, and tenderly.
I am strong. But my anxiety makes me feel weak. My heart is happy. But my anxiety tells me it’s not. My lungs are powerful. But my anxiety makes it hard to breathe. I am a strong woman. But my anxiety makes me forget that.
She played her music louder, she walked prouder. She realized she wasn’t a drop inside the ocean, she was the whole damn ocean inside a drop.
A strong girl will move on, because her relationship with herself is more precious than her relationship with you or anyone else.
Even the strongest girls break down. When they’ve had enough, when they’ve been strong for too long and they just can’t do it anymore.
You’re allowed to say no, even when the people you love most are begging for you to say yes. You’re allowed to show up for your own life, even if it means being absent in someone else’s.