When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits - anything that kept me small. My judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.
Kim McMillen  (via thatkindofwoman)

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Which do you want: the pain of staying where you are, or the pain of growth?
Judith Hanson Lasater (via hederafleuron)

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With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself, or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.

— Ernest Hemingway


— Ernest Hemingway

I desire to be more, do more. Not because my heart is not full but because I know it can continue to grow.
You cannot dream yourself into a character: you must hammer and forge yourself into one.
Henry David Thoreau  (via thatkindofnature)

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in the end
i want my heart
to be covered
in stretch marks
Andrea Gibson   (via thatkindofwoman)

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I am learning every day to allow the space between where I am and where I want to be to inspire me and not terrify me.
Tracee Ellis Ross, in an interview for UPTOWN (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

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When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow.
Shauna Niequist (via body-peace)

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