It’s okay to be selfish

I constantly try to remind myself that it's okay to be selfish. It's okay to shut myself in my room, to want to have extra time to myself. It's okay to reject social outings in favour of quiet activities. It's okay to have a cry, to ask for someone's immediate support. As long as I'm … Continue reading It’s okay to be selfish

Beauty within brokenness

Somehow, I am glad that you shattered me. I realised that there was something beautiful within my brokenness– something beautiful in the way that I fought through the battles of my head and heart and could still return to piece together those thousands of fragments to become who I am today. — An anonymous escape … Continue reading Beauty within brokenness

Healing is

Healing is: Accepting that life isn't perfect, that people and experiences exist for a reason– whether that reason be to knock you down so you can find strength within yourself or to make you realise that you are so worthy of love, not only from others but from yourself. — An anonymous escape from life … Continue reading Healing is

Survival

And I thank you, for not loving me; it made me realise that to survive, I must feed off the love for myself. — An anonymous escape from life *** Art by Shaza Wajjokh | Instagram

Loving yourself

To me, the hardest relationship isn’t with a fallen out lover or unrequited love. It’s the conflicting relationship between my heart and head. It’s the relationship with myself. *** Art by Cami Dobrin