"Forgiving and reconciling with someone, before they are properly contrite let alone committed to real change, has a name. It's called enabling. Reconciliation cannot be forced and is not always either necessary or helpful. Sometimes walking away is the more loving option." —Sara Sophia Eisenman
"People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don’t find myself saying, 'Soften the orange a bit on the right-hand corner.' I don’t try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds." —Carl R. Rogers, Way of Being
"People can only meet you as deeply as they have met themselves. Don’t waste your energy trying to explain things to those who cannot hear you." —Audrey Kitching
"… I wonder if I will ever find a language to speak of the things that haunt me the most." —Bao Phi
"Yes love yourself. But also, analyze and be critical of how you think, act, and behave. Self-love without self-awareness is useless. Be accountable." —Xochitl Frausto
"I want to be around people that do things. I don’t want to be around people anymore that judge or talk about what people do. I want to be around people that dream and support and do things." —Amy Poehler
"In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did and why you no longer need to feel it." —Mitch Albom
"The most intimate thing we can do is to allow people we love most see us at our worst. At our lowest. At our weakest. True intimacy happens when nothing is perfect."—Amy Harmon, The Song of David
"There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm." —Willa Cather, The Song of the Lark
"People grow when they are loved well. If you want to help others heal, love them without an agenda." —Mike McHargue
"It was good for a while, being empty. I didn’t hurt anymore. But as time went on, it was like I could hear myself from far away, begging for permission to come back." —Myra McEntire
"Please don’t expect me to always be good and kind and loving. There are times when I will be cold and thoughtless and hard to understand." —Sylvia Plath
"If you want to identify me, ask me not where I live, or what I like to eat, or how I comb my hair, but ask me what I am living for, in detail, and ask me what I think is keeping me from living fully for the thing I want to live for." —Thomas Merton
"telling someone you’re not ready for a relationship but expecting them to give you relationship benefits is abuse. it’s confusing, it’s hurtful." —R.H.Sin
"Sometimes suffering is just suffering. It doesn’t make you stronger. It doesn’t build character. It only hurts." —Kate Jacobs
"I am allowed to release thoughts, energy and people that do not serve my higher self." —Alexandra Elle
"If someone does not want me it is not the end of the world. But if I do not want me the world is nothing but endings." ― Nayyirah Waheed
"Some people can’t believe in themselves until someone else believes in them first." —Good Will Hunting
"If it moves you, if it inspires you, if it makes you happy, let it." —Ireland Wagner
"Ok, Universe, I’m ready to feel good things. Make me feel good things." —Emery Allen
Sometimes you just need to do nothing at all. It's okay that all you can do in a day is to simply breathe.
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