After years of struggle between the part of me that wants independence and the part that finds comfort in codependent patterns, I have found a sense of freedom.
Succeeding once can happen by accident, but succeeding consistently is a matter of practice, dedication, and mastery. There’s a difference between building up my ego and building up my skills.
Approval never paid my bills, and it never made me happy. If the absence of approval is the only price of freedom, then it’s a price I’m willing to pay.
How solitude has helped me think for myself around other people instead of alternating between being a people-pleasing doormat and a control-hungry rebel.
We tend to attribute romance only to couples, but the more I’ve walked my journey of self-discovery, the more romantic moments I’ve had with myself.
I don’t want to be a role model or strive to be inspiring. I just want to share my raw, naked truth—however imperfect, uncomfortable, and undesirable it is.
I am slowly reassembling the pieces of myself I broke off to match some external idea of what it means to be spiritual, to be healthy, to be self-loving.
We all misunderstand ourselves in some way. Learning to look at what’s within us with curiosity instead of judgment is a kind of self-respect.
February can be a difficult month for self-love! Here are some quotes to inspire and motivate you to love yourself.
Instead of chasing stressful deadlines, I am choosing to focus on doing my best. Not pushing myself is sometimes the most self-loving thing I can do.