"For years, mental health professionals taught people that they could be psychologically healthy without social support, that “unless you love yourself, no one else will love you.”… The truth is you cannot love yourself unless you have been loved and are loved. The capacity to love cannot be built in isolation."
— Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D., “The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog” (via sucked)
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"Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens."
— J.R.R. Tolkien, Fellowship of the Ring (via larmoyante)
"One of the most healing things you can do is recognize where in your life you are your own poison."
— Steve Maraboli (via creatingaquietmind)
(Source: onlinecounsellingcollege, via creatingaquietmind)
"A love like that was a serious illness, an illness from which you never entirely recover."
— Charles Bukowski, The People Look Like Flowers at Last (via larmoyante)
"Almost. It’s a big word for me. I feel it everywhere. Almost home. Almost happy. Almost changed. Almost, but not quite. Not yet. Soon, maybe."
— Joan Bauer, Almost Home (via larmoyante)
it’s been so long since i’ve moved up in weight for the snatch, especially the full squat snatch. always been stuck at 55-65#.. finally moved up to 35kg. took a while for 35kg to start feeling comfortable. so today i tried 37, then 39.. then 40! gonna keep working on it :)