"…because when people have seen you at your worst, you don’t have to put on the mask as much."
Anne Lamott (via the-healing-nest)
"The ability to have complete faith in another human being is one of the finest qualities a person can possess."
Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
"There are some people who could hear you speak a thousand words and still not understand you. And there are others who will understand without you even speaking a word."
Yasmin Mogahed (via seoulobsession)
Ever noticed how your body is trying to keep you safe?
When you hurt yourself and don’t put a band-aid on it because you think you deserve the pain
Your body creates a natural band-aid to keep you protected.
When you want to tear open your skin
Your skin fights back, creates a tough skin of scar tissue to prevent it happening again.
When you take all those pills because you’ve had enough
Your stomach contracts to get rid of them
Because your body
so this morning i went for a blood test and i was freaking out when the lady took out needle, and she was just like “i tell you what i tell all my teenage girl patients, just pretend like you are getting bitten by the white boy from the twilight movie”
"Girls like us, when we love, it takes everything we have."
Sarah Addison Allen