The person who risks nothing, does nothing and becomes nothing may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn, feel, change, grow or love.
Leo Buscaglia (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
You don’t need another human being to make your life complete, but let’s be honest. Having your wounds kissed by someone who doesn’t see them as disasters in your soul but cracks to put their love into is the most calming thing in this world.
(Source: psych-facts, via psych-facts)
A person learns how to love himself through the simple acts of loving and being loved by someone else.
Haruki Murakami (via psych-facts)
Would ‘sorry’ have made any difference? Does it ever? It’s just a word. One word against a thousand actions.
Sarah Ockler (via emissarium)
(Source: 99lions, via psych-facts)
Ask yourself the following questions …
1. Do you feel fulfilled and good about yourself when you’re pursuing this activity or job?
2. Is it something you would do, and invest time in, for free? If you had plenty of money, is it the one thing you would do?
3. Do you find time disappears when…
If nothing else, one day you can look someone straight in the eyes and say
“But I lived through it. And it made me who I am today.
Iain Thomas, I Wrote This For You (via 4mbivalent)