"Boundaries can only keep you safe if you let others know that they exist."
— Iyanla Vanzant, Everyday Positive Thinking
"Occasionally I’ll be sitting somewhere and I’ll be listening to someone perhaps not saying the kindest things about me. And I’ll look down at my hand and I’ll sort of pinch my skin to make sure it still has the requisite thickness I know Eleanor Roosevelt expects me to have."
— Hillary Clinton (x)
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"The real test is this one: When you’re alone in a room, when you’re in a private place and nobody else can see you, what do you choose to do? Eat well, or eat poorly? Exercise, or watch television? Practice something, or do nothing? The best version of the truth appears to you and you alone, when nobody else can see. This is the test of discipline, and it’s what makes the difference in your life. It’s what regulates your own system and guides it. The individual alone comprehends it."
— Georges St-Pierre (The Way of the Fight, Pg.183-184)
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"Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself."
— Deborah Reber
"Perfectionism doesn’t make you feel perfect; it makes you feel inadequate."
— Maria Shriver
"I do not trust people who don’t love themselves and yet tell me, ‘I love you.’ There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt."
— Maya Angelou
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