I’ve learned that people will forget what you said … will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Be kind to others – everyone is carrying a burden.
Every life needs a little space. It leaves room for good things to enter it.
You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself form happiness.
And the time came when the pain to remain tight in the bud became greater than the risk it took to blossom.
Trauma is hell on earth. Trauma resolved is a gift from the gods.
Someone who has experienced trauma also has gifts to offer all of us – in their depth, their knowledge of our universal vulnerability, and their experience of the power of compassion.
Self-definition and self-determination is about the many varied decisions that we make to compose and journey toward ourselves, about the audacity and strength to proclaim, create, and evolve into who we know ourselves to be. It’s okay if your personal definition is in a constant state of flux as you navigate the world.