“You can be healing and feel broken at the same time. Healing isn’t a destination we reach where we’re perfect and at peace all the time. Healing is a journey that involves accepting and embracing ourselves as we break, as we heal, and as we reconstruct.”|Najwa Zebian
“Life is tough my darling, but so are you.”|Stephanie Bennett-Henry. Read the full Shoutout Colorado Interview.
“You’re not a victim for telling your story, you are a survivor setting the world on fire with your truth. And you never know who needs your light, your warmth, and raging courage.”|Alex Elle.
“The abuse didn’t make you strong. You overcame it because you are strong. Let’s not give abusers credit for making us strong.”|Vassilia Binensztok
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.”|Robert Frost
“When we do the work to heal and make sense of our unresolved past to improve our mental health, it doesn’t just benefit ourselves; it benefits each other, our children, our future children, and our children’s children. This is how we change the world.”|Rachel Samson, M.Pysch.
“Every interaction, in any form, is branding.”| Seth Godwin
“You don’t have to be rich to travel well.”|Eugene Fodor
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“To all the girls that think you’re fat because you’re not a size zero, you’re the beautiful one, it’s society who’s ugly.”|Marilyn Monroe.
“When you emerge from the burning, covered in the ashes of the person you once were, remember how even the most devastating wildfires burn away debris and nourish the soil so that new trees grow.” | Nikita Gill
“Everyone you meet always asks if you have a career, are married, own a house, as if life is some kind of grocery list. But no one ever asks if you are happy.” | Heath Ledger
” A woman is like a tea bag, you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” Eleanor Roosevelt.
“I love the person I’ve become, because I fought to become her.” | Kaci Diane
“To anyone out there who’s hurting, it’s not a sign of weakness to ask for help. It’s a sign of strength.”~ Barack Obama
“Don’t let yourself become so concerned with raising a good kid that you forget you already have one.”~Glennon Melton
“You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing things with logic. True power is restraint. If words control you that means everyone else can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.” ~ Warren Buffett
SPEAK UP AGAINST ABUSE “I hope you are blessed with the heart of a wildflower. Strong enough to rise again after being trampled upon, tough enough to weather the worst of summer storms, and able to grow and flourish even in the most broken places.”|Nikita Gill. The above quote is to this day still oneContinue reading “#Strong”
“Love and compassion are not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” ~ Dalai Lama
“What we have once enjoyed we can never lose; all that we love deeply becomes part of us.”~Helen Keller
“Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of it’s strength.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
“Pay attention to your patterns. The ways you learned to survive may not be the ways you want to continue to live.” Dr. Thema
“You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.”~ Bob Marley
“Dogs are like that, I guess. They know how to fix you without ever saying a word.” Caroline George…
“Integrity is choosing courage over comfort; choosing what is right over what is fun, fast or easy; and choosing to practice our values rather than simply professing them.” ~ Brene Brown
“She could never go back and make some of the details pretty. All she could do was move forward and make the whole beautiful.” ~ Terri St. Cloud
FALL IN LOVE WITH YOURSELF “I am still here because I refuse to let anything or anyone decide what I get to have. I am still here because I refuse to let my trauma have the last word. I am still here because I will not let a nightmare have more power than my dreams.Continue reading “#LoveYourself”
TRUST YOUR GUT “When you say yes to others make sure you are not saying no to yourself.”|Paulo Coelho The above photograph was taken in the midst of one of the worst weeks of my life. While I won’t go into all the horrific details we will leave it as my world was imploding onContinue reading “#PositiveFocus”
“One day you will look back and see; that all along you were blooming.” ~Morgan Harper Nichols. What sunflowers can teach us…
“Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.” Mandy Hale. Learn about my journey!