I'm Matthew.........it's one thing to spark up a doobie and get laced at parties, but it's quite another to be fried all day. do you see the distinction?
"The truth is, rarely can a response make something better — what makes something better is connection."
Brené Brown on Vulnerability, Human Connection, and the Difference Between Empathy and Sympathy, Animated
via Dec 11
"Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave. Nothing could vanquish me… Fear begets power. I willed myself to beget power. And it wasn’t long before I actually wasn’t afraid."
Cheryl Strayed, Wild
Bringing more meaning to the a core value of mine:
Faking It Till You Make It Dec 9
“I always get asked, ‘Where do you get your confidence?’ I think people are well meaning, but it’s pretty insulting. Because what it means to me is, ‘You, Mindy Kaling, have all the trappings of a very marginalized person. You’re not skinny, you’re not white, you’re a woman. Why on earth would you feel like you’re worth anything?’”
mayawiig, via dogganghappened)
"There is no special love exclusively reserved for romantic partners. Genuine love is the foundation of our engagement with ourselves, with family, with friends, with partners, with everyone we choose to love. While we will necessarily behave differently depending on the nature of a relationship , or have varying degrees of commitment, the values that inform our behavior, when rooted in a love ethic, are always the same for any interaction."
All About Love
catfacemeowmers) Sep 24