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#JOY  #INSPIRATION  #GROWTH  #WOMEN  #PARENTING  #SELF-CARE  #AUTISM  #SELF-COMPASSION

#INSPIRATION

Wherever there is a human in need, there is an opportunity for kindness and to make a difference. - Kevin Heath
Perhaps the future no longer depends on a single leader but on each of us who can quietly dedicate our lives to light, love and healing. - Deepak Chopra
You will never have a completely bad day if you show kindness at least once. - Greg Henry Quinn
You exist, and therefore, you matter. - Daniell Koepke
The way to free your feelings is simply to feel them. - Shaeri Richards
Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing. - Leo F. Buscaglia
We're all in this together. You are not alone. All lines and divisions are artificial. We are one. We are part of something greater. We have a responsibility to one another. We have a social responsibility to one another. We have a responsibility to this planet, our children, the future. We're all in this together. - Akiroq Brost
Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love - Brene Brown
The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers. - Thich Nhat Hanh
We stand together. We stick up for the vulnerable. We challenge bigots. We don't let hate speech become normalised. We hold the line. - J.K. Rowling
Healing doesn't mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls our life. - Akshay Dubey
So many problems can be avoided if we respond with L.O.V.E. instead of reacting in haste...  Listen Observe Validate Empathize  Remember, a need met is a problem solved. - L.R. Knost
Balance is not something you find, it's something you create. - Jana Kingsford
A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dreamt of. - Nelson Mandela

#WOMEN

All women are mothers. Because all women bring life to the world in some way.
No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough. - Brene Brown
Dreams are lovely. But they are just dreams. Fleeting, ephemeral, pretty. But dreams do not come true just because you dream them. It's hard work that makes things happen. It's hard work that creates change. - Shonda Rhimes
And to all the little girls watching right now, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world. - Hillary Clinton
Women are the bravest creatures I know. They face adversity head on, fiercely protect the people they love, keep fighting past exhaustion and personal pain until all danger is passed. Then and only then do they allow themselves to breathe.

#SELF-COMPASSION

You have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. - Louise L. Hay
Feeling compassion for ourselves in no way releases us from responsibility for our actions. Rather, it releases us from the self-hatred that prevents us from responding to our life with clarity and balance. - Tara Brach
Instead of adding to my anxiety by being mean to myself, I abated it by giving myself the same kind words that I would give others. - Sydney Tomita
This is a moment of suffering. Suffering is part of life. May I be kind to myself in this moment. May I give myself the compassion I need. - Kristin Neff

#JOY

When we lose our tolerance for vulnerability, joy becomes foreboding. - Brene Brown
Joy comes to us in ordinary moments. We risk missing out when we get too busy chasing down the extraordinary. - Brene Brown
Don’t squander joy. We can’t prepare for tragedy and loss. When we turn every opportunity to feel joy into a test drive for despair, we actually diminish out resilience. Yes softening joy is uncomfortable. Yes, it’s vulnerable. But every time we allow ourselves to lean into joy and give in to those moments, we build resilience and we cultivate hope. The joy becomes part of who we are, and when bad things happen and they do happen we are stronger. - Brene Brown

#SELF-CARE

Loving ourselves through the process of owning our story is the bravest thing that we will ever do. - Brene Brown
Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love. - Brene Brown
Taking care of you is not selfish or egocentric but essential to finding your own success. Finding balance begins with allowing yourself the opportunity to build a foundation of how you want others to see you.  - Brian Bovino
Taking care of myself doesn't mean me first, it means me too. - L.R. Knost.

#PARENTING

It starts when we decide to stop worrying our child's appearance or achievements reflect on us and start focusing on how our unconditional love reflects on them. - Rachel Macy Stafford
The opposite of anger is not calmness, it's empathy. - Mehmet Oz
Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do... but how much love we put in that action. - Mother Teresa
In the happiest memories of our childhood, our parents were happy too.
Who we are and how we engage with the world are much stronger predictors of how our children will do than what we know about parenting. - Brene Brown

#GROWTH

Once you love yourself, others will love you in return. Just like The Ripple Effect with one small pebble creating outward movement in the water. Waiting for others to love you is like expecting those ripples to turn inward and that goes against the laws of nature and attraction. - Tom Iland
Authentic (adj.): : not false or imitation: real: true to one's own personality, spirit, or character, is sincere and authentic with no pretensions
Do what is necessary to be resilient. You will get knocked down. What matters is that you get back up. - Hillary Clinton
Vulnerability is the only authentic state. Being vulnerable means being open, for wounding, but also for pleasure. Being open to the wounds of life means also being open to the bounty and beauty. Don’t mask or deny your vulnerability: it is your greatest asset. Be vulnerable: quake and shake in your boots with it. the new goodness that is coming to you, in the form of people, situations, and things can only come to you when you are vulnerable, i.e. open. - Stephen Russell
Grit is something deep within you. It's the soul of your work that only you can access. - Justin Zoradi
Everyone is capable of a better human interaction. To be kinder, more emotionally present, and wiling to share with one another takes effort. Yet, it's always worth the effort.
When you first start trying to be vulnerable people are going to freak out. And there will be a pushback. You will scare some people. But vulnerability is a great filter. If people can't accept your vulnerability, they don't deserve your trust. - Brene Brown
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living. - Anatole France
Grit is the grain of character. It may generally be described as heroism materialized,--spirit and will thrust into heart, brain, and backbone, so as to form part of the physical substance of the man. - Edwin Percy Whipple
Each of us secretly and desperately yearns to be “met”—to be recognized in our uniqueness, our fullness, and our vulnerability. We yearn to be genuinely valued by others as who we are, even that we are. - Dr Richard Hycner
Living authentically takes a great deal of humility. To be able to take a hard look at yourself and say, this is not right...and have the courage to stand up and change it.
Life will never reach a point of mistake free or easy. As time goes and life happens to and through us, our resilience grows stronger and our mind wiser. - Ty Howard

#AUTISM

It is never too late to expand the mind of a person on the autism spectrum. - Temple Grandin
This idea that autism should have a look places the onus on me to prove myself; prove that I am either autistic or that I am not.  Everyday I fight for my right to breathe air as the world forms juries in both courts – autistic vs not autistic, total reliance vs. total independence – leaving me in the land of in-between. - Laura Nadine
We are with you for the journey. Today you have special needs; tomorrow, we may have the same. In a second, we can all have special needs. We are all connected. Now is the time to build compassion for people of all abilities. - Elaine Hall
At the heart of what we do is an unwavering belief that growth is possible in the life of individauls with autism. - Dr. Steven Gutstein
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Austin/Central Texas
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Orange County
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