“When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” ~Audre Lorde
“Feelings that cause discomfort deserve to be honored as well.”
“…who you are is who you are in any circumstance.”
“You teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what you stop, and what you reinforce.” ~ Tony Gaskins
“When you say ‘Yes’ to others make sure you are not saying ‘No’ to yourself.” —Paulo Cohelo
“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” ~ MLK
You can heal from worrying.
“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” ~ John Pierpont Morgan
Know yourself, know your worth. ~ Drake
I’ve decided I deserve to be human, and to be viewed as human.
Hold on and believe that it’s going to be alright, no matter what.
You have as much power as you are willing to take. ~ Bill T. Jones
Spending the holidays alone can be hard, but there is hope!