“I feel like it’s a new chapter. I just want to be a good person and help people while being a pretty ass b*tch.”
"If you grew up in a family with a certain amount of dysfunction, and a certain amount of non-relating, and you had to accommodate other people's emotional needs, other people's dysfunction, their mental illness, their addictions, in a way, to get a minimal level of your emotional needs met, or having a relationship required denying certain parts of yourself just to get to a place of engaging with a loved one or family member. Chances are you took this style [...] of being overly focused on others and are unable to stay grounded and true to your own experience of a Self."
∆ Alan Robarge, Healing Codependency is More Than Self-Love
Sex loses all its power and magic when it becomes explicit, mechanical, overdone, when it becomes a mechanistic obsession. It becomes a bore. You have taught us more than anyone I know how wrong it is not to mix it with emotion, hunger, desire, lust, whims, caprices, personal ties, deeper relationships that change its color, flavor, rhythms, intensities.
| Anaïs Nin, Delta of Venus
Imagine trusting your body so much, that the ebb and flow of your energy levels are never a cause for alarm, but more a cause to embrace the natural variety that your own body expresses into the world. Trusting that your fallow periods would be followed by periods of doing, simply because it is in your nature to ebb and flow.
Amid all my internal voices there is always one which is the quietest yet the most grounded, present and affirming — she’s the one I should follow.
"I’ve never seen any life transformation that didn’t begin with the person in question finally getting tired of their own bullshit.” — Elizabeth Gilber
our emotions assign value to experiences and thus are the foundation of reason
All that you touch.
All that you Change
The only lasting truth