"I am a woman with a body. For that I offer no explanation, shame, excuse or apology. In a culture obsessed with women shrinking, confidence is controversial. It is courage. I’m taking my peace back."
- Erin Brown (via liquid-diamonds-flowing)
"The first place we lose the battle is in our own thinking. If you think it’s permanent then it’s permanent. If you think you’ve reached your limits then you have. If you think you’ll never get well then you won’t. You have to change your thinking. You need to see everything that’s holding you back, every obstacle, every limitation as only temporary."
- Joel Osteen (via liquid-diamonds-flowing)
"I believe we are walking talking expressions of our deepest convictions; everything we believe about love, fear, and transformation, is revealed in how, when and what we eat."
- Geneen Roth (via liquid-diamonds-flowing)
"The problem with using your body to express your pain, is that most people are so distracted by your physical distress, they fail to notice the deep suffering of your soul, from which it all emanates."
- (via liquid-diamonds-flowing)
"When you try to sweep out darkness, it is instantly replaced by only more darkness. When I punched at the darkness, did it diminish? No. I was only taking wild swings into the eternal black night. Stop fighting the darkness. Stop pushing it. You have to bring in the light."
- Elizabeth Gilbert (via liquid-diamonds-flowing)