Category: being mindful

I can look after myself but I still need a lot…

I can look after myself but I still need a lot of love and care.

Of course I make mistakes. I’m human. If I did…

Of course I make mistakes. I’m human. If I didn’t make mistakes, I’d never learn. You can only go forward by making mistakes.

Love who you love while you have them. That’s …

Love who you love while you have them. That’s all you can do. Let them go when you must. If you know how to love, you’ll never run out.

You know you’re in love with somebody when you…

You know you’re in love with somebody when you wake up next to them, comfortable despite your breath smelling like the week-old water at the bottom of a vase, when you are terribly excited to see them, to talk to them again, having missed them after all that sleep.

I want excitement; and I don’t care what form …

I want excitement; and I don’t care what form it takes or what I pay for it, so long as it makes my heart beat.

It’s funny. I still feel like a little girl . …

It’s funny. I still feel like a little girl . I’m still looking around to check and see what other people are doing to make sure I’m not completely different; I’m still looking around for help, hoping for a quick nudge and a whisper of advice. But I can’t seem to be able to catch anybody’s eye. Nobody else around me seems to be looking around and wondering what to do. Why is it that I feel like I’m the only person who is confused and concerned about the choices I’ve made and where I’m headed?

There is, after all, a kind of happiness in un…

There is, after all, a kind of happiness in unhappiness, if it’s the right unhappiness.

You can only hold a smile for so long, after t…

You can only hold a smile for so long, after that it’s just teeth.

I believe that two people are connected at the…

I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn’t matter what you do, or who you are or where you live; there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.

I do not trust people who don’t love themselve…

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.