I'm all for promoting good mental and physical health, but it appears our current standards are at odds for both. So yes, it might be safer for people to pursue a more realistic ideal that doesn't take us as far away from who we truly are or what our body naturally wants to do, but if we leave the decision in someone else's hands, we will forever be surrendering our own power.
Even on days when you struggle to see why, Remember that something has carried you this far, And you continue to show up, Despite the unknowns. Even when persistence looks a lot like giving up, Hope remains, To open the curtains and let the sunlight in. Sometimes the obstacles seem insurmountable, Yet you face another [...]
You ask me To commit to something I can't even imagine. To strive for something that seems beyond my grasp. A leap of faith you ask, Blind trust, As if trust alone weren't hard enough already. How do you commit to the unknown? Like surrendering yourself to the mercy of the ocean's tides? Fighting every [...]
GO PLACIDLY amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud and aggressive [...]
Music may very well have been a big part of what got me through some of my worst times. It can be so cathartic. Whether there are particular lyrics that resonate with me, or the melody and instrumentals just make me feel, these are some of my favourite songs that make me feel less alone. Get [...]
via Photo Challenge: Smile I saw this in the summer, its called Wish Tree Garden, featuring "wish tags" filled out by anyone who comes to visit. It made me really happy to see. The quote I picked up happened to resonated with me in particular. The slips of paper on the branches of the trees flutter [...]