One day I had to sit down with myself and decide that I loved myself no matter what my body looked like and what other people thought about my body. I got tired of hating myself.
Gabourey Sidibe (via embracefreespo)
Just as a person with a shoe size of eight would not expect to squeeze into a size six, it is equally futile (and uncomfortable) to have a similar expectation about body size. Respect your body so you can feel better about who you are.
“Intuitive Eating” by Tribole & Resch (via embracefreespo)
You are not a mistake. You are not a problem to be solved. But you won’t discover this until you are willing to stop banging your head against the wall of shaming and caging and fearing yourself.
Geneen Roth (via embracefreespo)