life affirming stuff

Repeat with me:

Today will be a good day.
Tomorrow will be even better.
This week will be great.
Every day this week will be fantastic.
This month will be amazing.
This year is MY year and it will be spectacular.

Because I deserve it,
Because I will make it so,
And because I won’t allow my fears,
Illnesses, disabilities, toxic thoughts,
And mean people bring me down.

I am the commander of my life.
The ruler of my moods, of my emotions and
Feelings. I will win against all odds and
Smile while doing it.

*I love you, remember you are awesome*

“Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they absorb everything you say and actually want to hear more. You share hopes for the future, dreams that will never come true, goals that were never achieved and the many disappointments life has thrown at you. When something wonderful happens, you can’t wait to tell them about it, knowing they will share in your excitement. They are not embarrassed to cry with you when you are hurting or laugh with you when you make a fool of yourself. Never do they hurt your feelings or make you feel like you are not good enough, but rather they build you up and show you the things about yourself that make you special and even beautiful. There is never any pressure, jealousy or competition but only a quiet calmness when they are around. You can be yourself and not worry about what they will think of you because they love you for who you are. The things that seem insignificant to most people such as a note, song or walk become invaluable treasures kept safe in your heart to cherish forever. Memories of your childhood come back and are so clear and vivid it’s like being young again. Colours seem brighter and more brilliant. Laughter seems part of daily life where before it was infrequent or didn’t exist at all. A phone call or two during the day helps to get you through a long day’s work and always brings a smile to your face. In their presence, there’s no need for continuous conversation, but you find you’re quite content in just having them nearby. Things that never interested you before become fascinating because you know they are important to this person who is so special to you. You think of this person on every occasion and in everything you do. Simple things bring them to mind like a pale blue sky, gentle wind or even a storm cloud on the horizon. You open your heart knowing that there’s a chance it may be broken one day and in opening your heart, you experience a love and joy that you never dreamed possible. You find that being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure that’s so real it scares you. You find strength in knowing you have a true friend and possibly a soul mate who will remain loyal to the end. Life seems completely different, exciting and worthwhile. Your only hope and security is in knowing that they are a part of your life.”

- Bob Marley

  • DOUGLAS: Oh well come on, no one's truly happy.
  • ARTHUR: I'm truly happy!
  • MARTIN: Oh God.
  • DOUGLAS: No, Arthur, you are cheery. No one's interested in the secret of true cheeriness.
  • ARTHUR: But that's not true. I'm fairly often just completely happy. Like, for instance, when you get into a bath quickly and it's just the right temperature, and you go "ooooh". I mean really no one gets any happier than that.
  • MARTIN: What a depressing thought.
  • ARTHUR: No, no, it's not though, because those sort of things happen all the time, whereas you're hardly ever, you know, blissfully happy with the love of your life in the moonlight, and when you are, you're too busy worrying about it being over soon, whereas the bath moments, there's loads of those! Oh, like when you realise your knuckles are ready for cracking.
  • DOUGLAS: What?
  • (ARTHUR cracks his knuckles. MARTIN and DOUGLAS make disgusted noises.)
  • ARTHUR: See, I was happy then! Oh, wait, I've got another one!
  • (opens a door)
  • MARTIN: Did you order the motivational seminar by Forrest Gump?
i am deserving of (affirmations)

i am deserving of being with someone who can take me to a place other than their bedroom
i’m deserving of being with someone who doesn’t only tell me they love me when i’m naked
i am deserving of being someone’s first and only choice
i am deserving of being with someone who can see more than my measurements
I am deserving of being with someone who understands that my flesh will wrinkle and my hair will fade
but will love me anyway.