Sometimes all of the words said over all of the life we’ve lived
Leaves a mark
Causes us to doubt
Who we truly are
Maybe the words were unintentional, said in passing without a second thought, or maybe the word was meant to cut us and leave us broken and bleeding. Whatever the reason? It matters, of course but maybe not in the way we think it matters- because regardless of intent
We are changed
And we are left to either figure out who we actually are, who the
I am at peace...
I am sometimes but more than I would like to admit I’m at anxiety or self-doubt or self-loathing.
But that’s what a mantra is right?
Something that we want for ourselves. That’s why we say it over and over.
I want to be a peace with myself. I want the self-doubt, self-loathing, and anxieties to dissipate in a peace that is constant.
I am aware that pain is part of living and the peace that I want isn’t the absence of pain.
I think that mantras are abo
I could probably do 1,000’s different mantras for Letting go Releasing Loosening my grip Etc. And still barely scratch the surface of a lifelong need, unction, compulsion to want to control. If I hold on tight enough maybe xyz won’t happen, but control is not real and that’s why I lean in again and say I AM LETTING GO AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN Until I get it Angie💚 #mantras #lettinggo #releasing #control #peace #practice #freedom #mantrasfortherestofus #mantramondays
Often my feelings and how my life is playing out dictates my self-worth but it doesn’t have too. My worth doesn’t change because my feelings change.
We are worth loving No matter our feelings and how our life going at any given moment. #mantras #soulcare #selflove #worth #feelings
I don’t know about you but so much of my life has been spent letting others (unbeknownst to them) decide who I am and then pushing back on that decision. I don’t want to live in a”self” that is inauthentic to itself. Snipping, carving, shaving off what our culture finds offensive. But often that’s what I’ve done and often I haven’t been aware I was doing it. Our authenticity is warfare! Warfare against the status quo and a bullshit idea of acceptability. Where is the beauty i
Yes, the past is there and it affects or can affect how we see ourselves but it doesn't have to define who we are. And other people can influence for good or bad how we are in the world - how we treat others and how we treat ourselves but we get to decide the outcome. Will we be loving, inclusive, forgiving, generous, etc? Or will we give back the ugly and anemic love that maybe we received? We get to decide what will define us! Angie💜 #mantras #sayings #meditation #mindfuln
Feelings Nothing More Than Feelings🎶 Feelings are not “just” feelings, they are the nuts and bolts of our pain and sorrow, our laughter and joy - what makes us uniquely us and uniquely human.
Feelings are the connective tissue that keeps us aware and interconnected to who we are-body, soul, and spirit- but even more than that, feelings keep us connected to the deep Who of who we really are underneath all the pretense and survival.
But, hell, feelings can be brutal and hit
Sometimes I am at war with my body. I’m doing the work of shame, blame, and abuse others taught me so well to do. But my body is not at fault it has been a champion of holding me, letting healing in, and protecting me during and from trauma. It’s easy to blame it for it’s frailties much harder to shout it’s praises. I am learning to love the whole of it, speak kind words to it and thank it for it’s fight. I am also learning to tell it to rest, that it’s safe to sleep, heal, a
This is another mantra go-to for me.
For most of my life, there has been a little voice that plays in the back of my head ”You are not enough” or ”You are too much”. The practice of mindfulness and of meditation have helped to lessen the volume of these destructive tapes, it hasn't taken the negative self-talk away permanently, but has lessened the length of time negative talk goes unnoticed by me and levels the inner scales. ⚖️ Keeping the scales from always tilting in the
What are you attempting to release control of? These are mine for today.
I’m releasing control of my fear of money I’m releasing control of my fear of not having enough I’m releasing control of my need to control I’m releasing control of needing acceptance I’m releasing control of definitions of success that aren’t success... When we practice release we are attempting to set ourselves free with our words. Knowing it’s a process. Once we speak it out it doesn’t necessarily me
Remember you are not alone. Be kind to others and to yourself. The world needs you and so do the rest of us. The words on the photo are my personal mantra. What I tell myself on repeat when I need it, which is pretty much daily❤️ Reach out 1 (800) 273-8255
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