You must be able to forgive yourself from your past mistakes. You must. Without doing so, how will you move on in life? If you keep on reminding yourself of everything you’ve ever done wrong, how will you ever see everything that you do right?
—  Nicole Addison @thepowerwithin
Choose to be happy. Choose to see things positively. Every decision we make is one we cannot get back, so choose wisely. Life truly is what you make of it.
—  Nicole Addison @thepowerwithin | More on Instagram!
Shout out to fit girls...
  • Shout out to fit girls without perfectly flat tummies.
  • Shout out to fit girls with wide thighs and cellulite.
  • Shout out to fit girls who don’t have time to prepare instagram-worthy smoothie bowls and hate kale but do their best to eat well anyways.
  • Shout out to fit girls who struggle to reconcile their love of working out with disordered eating/obsessive exercise, you are badass warrior bitches, I am so proud of you.
  • Shout out to fit girls who can’t afford cute workout clothes but go to the gym and kick ass in sweats and old T-shirts.
  • Shout out to fit girls with loose skin and stretch marks, you are still beautiful and powerful and you deserve to feel sexy and confident as fuck.
  • Shout out to fit girls struggling with mental/physical illness.
  • Shout out to fit girls just beginning their journey who battle discouragement and self-doubt on a daily basis.
  • Shout out to fit girls who hate cardio.
  • Shout out to fit girls with disabilities.
  • Shout out to fit girls recovering from injuries.

You are all rock stars.

Be kind. Really. Not just with others, but with yourself as well. Cherish the hearts of others, but also nurture your own. Take care of those around you, but also take the time to take care of yourself.
—  Nicole Addison @thepowerwithin
People often ask ‘how is life treating you?’ Perhaps the more accurate question is ‘how are you treating yourself?’
—  Sepi Tajima

3 Steps for Loving Yourself

Cases of self-hate are worryingly increasing among adolescents. In addition to the bad body image that the media portrays and the social expectations of perfection, some unlikely culprits are also fuelling self-hate. Identifying the problem will be the first way of turning that car around, driving away from the self-hate and into a haven of respect and love for oneself.

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If you keep at it, it will happen. It will. The only thing that is stopping you from achieving your wildest dreams is the questioning of whether or not you will show your persistence. So show it. Show that infinite strength and courage that you have within you.
—  Nicole Addison @thepowerwithin