A personal blog by Amarie Nygård: Connectionalism♥:
Philanthropy, Psychology, Sociology, Theology, Meta-physical Science: Seer, LSU Alumni, life enthusiast, aspiring actress, author, and model... xo
I cheated on my fears, broke up with my doubts, got engaged to my faith and soon to be marrying my dreams.
I’m a dreamer, simple as that.
My head stays stuck in the clouds and I never hear what anyone says.
I’m a hopeless romantic.
Always wishing for the stranger sitting next to me on the bus, or the one who asked me for a pen at the bank,
Will be my forever and eternity.
I fall in love a little with every person I meet.
I’m filled with hope,
And stars in my eyes and pictures of happily ever afters in the lonely cavity I call my chest.
I’m a writer.
My imagination gets the best of me. And sometimes when I feel a little lonely,
I take out the thesaurus and educate my heart with comforting words.
I am an optimist.
I still believe the friends who left will return,
The boys who broke my heart will come back to kiss the sadness away.
I believe in love and change and happiness.
I don’t exactly know who I could be or who I want to be.
But for now,
I am me.
Annika W. I don’t know I really just needed to be reminded of who I am, and the potential I hold to become whoever I want. (via pmamamysterious)
this is beautiful Annika :)
Have patience with all things, but first with yourself. Never confuse your mistakes with your value as a human being. You’re perfectly valuable, creative, worthwhile person simply because you exist. And no amount of triumphs and tribulations can ever change that. Unconditional self-acceptance is the core of a peaceful mind.
— St. Francis de Sales (via riversawaken)
Take up space
Expand your shoulders and breathe
Don’t ever be scared to exist
You should not depend on others for your happiness
Always smile and stop to smell the flowers
Take pictures of everything that makes you happy
Laugh at embarrassing moments
Don’t worry over the future and never lose sleep over the past
Have fun and drink good coffee
Wear soft sweaters and take risks
Don’t ever be too comfortable
Fill yourself with so much love for others
But don’t forget to love yourself
Because loving yourself before you love anyone else is the bravest,
Most important thing you can do
— Annika W. (via pmamamysterious)
She knew this transition was not about becoming someone better, but about finally allowing herself to become who she had always been.
— unknown. (via fitblr-beast)
When you find yourself drowning in self-hate, you have to remind yourself that you weren’t born feeling this way. That at some point in your journey, some person or experience sent you the message that there was something wrong with who you are, and you internalized those messages and took them on as your truth. But that hate isn’t yours to carry, and those judgments aren’t about you. And in the same way that you learned to think badly of yourself, you can learn to think new, self-loving and accepting thoughts. You can learn to challenge those beliefs, take away their power, and reclaim your own. It won’t be easy, and it won’t happen over night. But it is possible. And it starts when you decide that there has to be more to life than this pain you feel. It starts when you decide that you deserve to discover it.
The capacity to be alone is the capacity to love. It may look paradoxical to you, but it’s not. It is an existential truth: only those people who are capable of being alone are capable of love, of sharing, of going into the deepest core of another person—without possessing the other, without becoming dependent on the other, without reducing the other to a thing, and without becoming addicted to the other. They allow the other absolute freedom, because they know that if the other leaves, they will be as happy as they are now. Their happiness cannot be taken by the other, because it is not given by the other.
Osho (via themeditationresolution)
Healing isn’t something that happens to you if you are worthy enough. It’s natural. It’s your birthright. Your cosmic blueprint. It is what you were designed to do.
— Amelia Hill (via liquid-diamonds-flowing)