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For the highs and lows
And moments in between,
Mountains and valleys
And rivers and streams.
For where you are now
And where you will go,
For “I’ve always known”
And “I told you so,”
For “nothing is happening”
And “All has gone wrong,”
It’s here in this journey
You will learn to be strong
You will get where you’re going,
Landing where you belong.”
—Morgan Harper Nichols
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📸: @mija_mija
Ok friends. Tomorrow is my LAST day of this 3 week cleanse. I’m most looking forward to breakfast bc that’s my favorite meal of the day. I love it all but if I had to pick it’d be biscuits and gravy. Hands down. Second best is bacon and eggs on top of lettuce with avocado and homemade garlic aioli.  What’s your favorite breakfast food? And if you say you don’t eat breakfast, I’m afraid we can’t be friends. Haha I’m only slightly kidding😉
Few things in life are truly final, which is why perfectionism is a script that doesn’t fit who we are or ever feel right.✨It goes against what life truly is – a practice. We practice to not only make mistakes and learn from them, but to make mistakes and love ourselves in spite of them.😘
📸: @paigebabilla
Seems like yesterday we sold our condo in the city and moved into this cozy home in the suburbs. But then in a weird way it feels like we’ve lived here forever. The way the stairs creak and the front door takes a bit of a wiggle to lock. It’s perfectly imperfect in every way. I’m slowly realizing it’s less about the stuff you fill it with and more about the quality of life lived and memories made inside these 4 walls...
You don't have to be the best.
You only have to be yourself.
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You only have to be real.
And speak from the heart.
And know that you have the right
to see how you see,
and think how you think,
and feel what you feel,
and desire what you desire.
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You don't have to be a success
in the eyes of the world
and you don't have to be an expert.
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You only have to offer what you offer,
breathe how you breathe,
make mistakes and fuck up and
learn to love your stumbling and
say the wrong thing and stop
worrying so much about 
impressing anyone,
because in the end you
only have to live with yourself,
and joy is not given but found
in the deepest recesses of your being,
so there can be joy in falling 
and joy in making mistakes
and joy in making a fool of yourself
and joy in forgetting joy
and then holding yourself as you crumble 
to the ground and weep out 
the old dreams.
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Joy is closeness 
with the one you love:
You.
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You don't have to be the best.
You don't have to win.
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You only have to remember
this intimacy with 
the sky, the nearness of the
mountains and feel the warmth 
of the sun on your face 
and know that you are alive,
and that you are a success,
and victorious,
without having to prove 
a damn 
thing.
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- Jeff Foster
How do you protect your peace?🌊The most important practice I’ve learned over the years is how to set healthy boundaries. It’s helped me protect my time and space so I can allow more calm and rest into my life. Looking forward to a slow weekend. Cheers to less obligations and more time.✌🏼