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"In asking for miracles, we are seeking a practical goal: a return to inner peace. We’re not asking for something outside us to change, but for something inside us to change. We’re looking for a softer orientation to life."

- Marianne Williamson, A Return to Love

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Vulnerability isn’t good or bad. It’s not what we call a dark emotion, nor is it always a light, positive experience. Vulnerability is the core of all emotions and feelings. To feel is to be vulnerable. To believe vulnerability is weakness is to believe that feeling is weakness. To foreclose on our emotional life out of a fear that the costs will be too high is to walk away from the very thing that gives purpose and meaning to living.

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Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.

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- Dr. Brené Brown, Daring Greatly (2012)

Great job at keeping it sexy, Canada! Great job!

mtvnewscanada:

Chromeo plays Fallon backed by Death From Above 1979

intersectionalfeminism:

Bringing these back because it’s that time of year again. 

Sources: S*T*A*R*S and golden-zephyr

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"A new way of thinking has become the necessary condition for responsible living and acting. If we maintain obsolete values and beliefs, a fragmented consciousness and self-centered spirit, we will continue to hold onto outdated goals and behaviors."

- The Dalai Lama

terrysdiary:

YOU GO GIRL X

"Indeed our hearts are golden treasures, but a true tragedy would be to conceal your inner gold because you are afraid of someone stealing it or it falling and breaking. There is no love in fear. The great wisdom of the ages always tells us the more we Love the more of it you receive. Love is not a giving or a taking, it is a state of being – a one way street of allowing, accepting and holding a space for all things to be exactly as they are. Fear not that your heart will be broken or stolen. Love becomes love. Give it away with no expectation of return and soon you will be having a love affair with the whole world!"

- Jackson Kiddard, author & polymath.

"You alone are the judge of your worth, and your goal is to discover infinite worth in yourself, no matter what anyone else thinks."

- Deepak Chopra

"Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe."

- Barbara De Angelis

"People who ask confidently get more than those who are hesitant and uncertain. When you’ve figured out what you want to ask for, do it with certainty, boldness and confidence."

- Jack Canfield, is the co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

When I don’t make it to the gym

my life…exactly.

whatshouldwecallme:

Normal reaction:

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My reaction:

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I love him so much! xx

G R I M E S: I don't want to have to compromise my morals in order to make a living

actuallygrimes:

i dont want my words to be taken out of context

i dont want to be infantilized because i refuse to be sexualized

i dont want to be molested at shows or on the street by people who perceive me as an object that exists for their personal satisfaction

i dont want to live in a world where…