Some of you need to learn how to recognize when you've turned into your own worst enemy; you have to be able to know the difference between something actually being a problem as opposed to you creating a problem, or know when you're projecting your own fears onto a situation/person instead of being able to just relax and appreciate where you are/who you're dealing with right now. you need to realize when you're perpetuating the same negative, destructive and demoralizing behavior and attitudes that that person who is no longer relevant--- much less in your life--- started a long time ago; not every person is out to hurt you, ruin you or make your life difficult, and there's no need to jump to conclusions or make assumptions about every person you come in contact with. you're not the horrible, worthless, ugly, s****y person that some asshole told you you were, and there's no reason for you to keep those toxic thoughts in your head; why would you continue to give those peons any of your power at all when you clearly are able to do better, live better and have more? you can succeed, you are strong, you do have potential and you are worthy of being loved and having good things happen to you, and it's past time you understand that you can take your life back from any and everyone/everything that made you feel small or inferior. stop with the self-deprecating thoughts and self-hating words---stop being a victim. you have the power and ability to get out of that trap whenever you're ready to grab s**t by the throat and refuse to let it drag you down any more. people who know and love you see the good in you, why can't you see it? if you get a compliment, ignore that urge to immediately excuse it away and say "thank you"; if someone is treating you with love, kindness and respect, stop thinking you don't deserve it; if something good comes along, don't sabotage it because you're still stuck in the past and bitter/angry about it----accept it for what it is and be grateful. more importantly, be happy with, for and about every good thing in your life, because you do deserve them. get out of your own way and give yourself a chance to enjoy your life for once.😏💯💟👑✔
Same spot, different view. she (my tattoo) represents the multi-dimensional perspectives and emotions of my life, which all have helped me get to where i am today. • • •
joy, passion, anger, sadness, disappointment, love, excitement, fear, confusion, pain... the list goes on.
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what you see isn’t always what you get. we’re all multifaceted, always growing and changing... and we cannot simply be defined by just a label. • • • 📷: our favourite @meganmarialim