“When you insert the key into the lock and turn it to the right, the lock opens. When you turn it to the left, it gets locked. The heart is the lock; the mind is the key. You get attachment when your mind is turned towards the world. When it is turned towards the divine, you attain liberation. It is the same lock and the same key that are responsible for bondage and liberation.”—Sri Sathya Sai Baba (via Swanfeather Songs)
“Life will never be perfect, no matter how hard you try. Even if you pour your heart and soul into it, you will never have that perfection you seek. There will always be broken hearts, there will always be days where nothing goes right. But I have accepted and learned that even the most imperfect things will always be made better with love, laughter, and joy.”—Jae Bliss | carp3—diem (via quote-book)
“There is divine beauty in learning… To learn means to accept the postulate that life did not begin at my birth. Others have been here before me, and I walk in their footsteps. The books I have read were composed by generations of fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, teachers and disciples. I am the sum total of their experiences, their quests. And so are you.”—Elie Wiesel (via girlwithoutwings)
But I think that those are the times that I’m truly healthiest.
People say that you start letting go of your ED when you aren’t constantly thinking about food and exercise. But I think that you start truly losing your ED when you’re not constantly thinking about recovery either.
I don’t want to be caught up in an eating disorder.
I don’t want to be caught up in fighting an eating disorder.
“Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others; to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to have kind thoughts towards others, I am not going to get angry or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can.”—Dalai Lama (via femme-enforme)