hopefulsprings asked: im very reserved around people at first, but once i get comfortable with them i can be myself. but a lot of the time people don't give me that chance to get comfortable with them, and i think they just assume im weird because im quiet.. i feel the same with guys. i feel like they think im boring at first because im quiet :/ how do i just make myself feel comfortable or not care what they...
The further you walk away from your problems, the longer the walk back to fixing...– Unknown (via creatingaquietmind)
I find it to be scary as hell to be in a situation where my physical space is...– Sara Luckey
There is nothing shameful about needing help to function. Whether it’s help in...– Daniell Koepke
onefitmodel: cirquerevolutionnaire: femme-in-floral: Sometimes loving and taking care of your body means eating fruits and veggies, sometimes it means eating pizza and cake. Sometimes it means going for a walk, and sometimes it means lying on the couch, or both, or neither. No really. YES. YES. YES. best post ever
what you said was: "i don't respect women who don't respect themselves"
what you meant was: "i and society as a whole hold women up to ridiculous respectability standards directly relating to the "purity" of said women while hypersexualizing them at the same time and if you are a woman and don't fit my awkward monolith of criteria then i refuse to acknowledge your humanity"
what i heard was: "hi i'm a misogynist piece of shit, please punch me in my face"
Stop focusing on all the things you don’t know how to do and start cultivating...– ~~Acoustic Imagery~~ (via bealightinthedark)
unapologeticfatty: myqueersexytime: Sometimes I feel ugly. Sometimes I hate my weight. Sometimes I just hate myself. And that’s okay. I embrace those negative feelings. Body positivity is a process. Body positivity is not a linear journey. I say this often but it’s important to say and hear. Body positivity is not a linear journey. Some days will be easier than others. You can feel...
Your feelings may not always be rational, but they...
ethiopienne: consent is: freely given not obtained through coercive measures continually renewed absolutely necessary
I think hope is not simply looking around and saying that everything’s great –...– Tim Foreman, Switchfoot (via thelegendof-switchfoot)
Life is way too short to spend another day at war with yourself.– Unknown (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
thelovelyloner: Today’s affirmation: It’s okay for me to feel exactly how I feel right now.
Taking A Break
I woke up this morning feeling pretty severely depressed. I was fine last night and have been fine for weeks. I’m not sure what happened. All I know is that I feel numb and empty and debilitated and insecure and awful and all the negative thoughts I had become so good at challenging have come back. Maybe it’s the stress of upcoming finals. Maybe it’s because I feel invisible and...
My body is not a moral failing, a sign of my lack of willpower, or a measure of...– Ragen Chastain
It’s never been a perfect world. It’s never going to be. It’s going to be hard...– Carrie Ryan, The Dead-Tossed Waves (via simply-quotes)
ewoksandwrackspurts: I wish self-esteem campaigns would focus less on “everyone is beautiful” and more on “who the fuck cares if you are beautiful or not”
Abercrombie & Fitch Refuses To Make Clothes For... →
halffizzbin: thegirlwhocriedfandom: Abercrombie and Fitch has decided that anyone over a size 10 jean isn’t sexy enough for their clothing line, and doesn’t want them shopping in their stores and sullying their clothes. They decided to only hire good looking people so that only good looking people will come into their store. “It’s almost everything. That’s why we hire good-looking people in...
But you know what is devastating? Living a life you don’t really want because...– Brianna Wiest
I hate this idea that people will love you in spite of something. Or find you...– Fat Girl Posing (via fatgirlposing) THIS (via cynicalapathy)
Don’t save something for a special occasion. Every day of your life is a special...– Thomas S. Monson (via theriverjordyn)
i-need-a-new-heart: I love how we tell girls to respect their body but we don’t tell boys to respect girls bodies
We can’t jump off bridges anymore because our iPhones will get ruined. We can’t...– Jeremy Glass, We Can’t Get Lost Anymore (via foreveragoforemma)
The problem is that you don’t just choose recovery. You have to keep choosing...– Carrie’s Blog Post (via oddi-tea) so true (via webiteback)
The world will knock you down plenty. You don’t need to be doing it to yourself.– Elizabeth Scott, Perfect You (via erraticintrovert)
tides-of-a-freespirit asked: Hi Daniell, thank you so much for having such an influential blog that helps people heal. I struggle with acceptance of my thin body. I'll have strangers telling me I should "go home and get something to eat". I eat more than the average person--and in fact, I'm always worried about how I should eat even more than I'm already eating. It's really frustrating cause I...
YOU ARE NOT… You are not a horrible person. You are not insane or crazy or...– ~~Acoustic Imagery~~ (via bealightinthedark)
Sometimes we hate going after our dreams. They seem too hard or too far away to...– What Do You Want To Do Before You Die? (via theburiedlife)
Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will...– Mark Victor Hansen (via webiteback)
If someone wants you in their life, they’ll make room for you. You shouldn’t...– Unknown (via the-healing-nest)