Happiness

Underneath it All

“Somewhere inside that hurting body, there is something better, something stronger, something real.” – R.M. Drake

Graceful Shift

“If you contemplate the golden rule, it turns out to be an injunction to live by grace rather than by what you think other people deserve.” – Deepak Chopra

For the Birds

“Settling for crumbs doesn’t keep you fed – it keeps you starving.” – Danielle LaPorte

Reckoning

“When a person tells you that you hurt them, you don’t get to decide that you didn’t.” – Louis C.K.

Don’t Shoot the Hot Mess-enger

“There is no shame in expressing your authentic feelings. Those who are at times described as being a ‘hot mess’ or having ‘too many issues’ are the very fabric of what keeps the dream alive for a more caring, humane world. Never be ashamed to let your tears shine a light in this world.” – Anton St. Maarten

Freestyle

“I just go with the flow, so any style can be in my music – that makes it exciting.” – Yoko Ono

I’m Not Sorry

“If you spend your life sparing people’s feelings and feeding their vanity, you get so you can’t distinguish what should be respected in them.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Own It

“You can be a thousand different women, it’s your choice which one you want to be. It’s about freedom and sovereignty. You celebrate who you are. You say ‘This is my kingdom.’” – Salma Hayek

Respect

“Don’t you dare, for one more second, surround yourself with people who are not aware of the greatness that you are.” – Jo Blackwell-Preston

Oye Como Va

“Most people don’t have that willingness to break bad habits. They have a lot of excuses and they talk like victims.” – Carlos Santana