It took me a long time to accept that I am not supposed to please anyone, all I had to do was please my body and myself: I had to let it feel happy.
If we’re being totally honest with ourselves, we’d realise that being kind just because “it’s the right thing to do” isn’t really being kind at all.
What I am is not because of you, I am because of me.
I recently bumped into an old acquaintance at the mall who looked me up and down, waggled her eyebrows, gestured at my evident weight gain and asked, “What happened?”
Once upon a time, Whether portly or svelte, I often felt the uncanny need to unearth my net worth
from the digs of others…
We become committed to this concept that the only way to live our life is our way; and that our way is perfect even if other people can’t see it.