I never quite realized that the things I want most really aren’t the things that make me happy. The only way to be happy is to let yourself be happy. It’s really hard to do that when no one else tries to make you happy too. They might care and want to, but most people don’t care about other people’s feelings, just their own.

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Millions of people have decided not to be sensitive. They have grown thick skins around themselves just to avoid being hurt by anybody. But it is at great cost. Nobody can hurt them, but nobody can make them happy either.
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Until you heal the wounds of your past, you are going to bleed. You can bandage the bleeding with food, with alcohol, with drugs, with work, with cigarettes, with sex; But eventually, it will all ooze through and stain your life. You must find the strength to open the wounds, Stick your hands inside, pull out the core of the pain that is holding you in your past, the memories and make peace with them.

Iyanla Vanzant  (via psychings)

(Source: onlinecounsellingcollege)

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