Ian

22, Virginia

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“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.”

—   Pema Chodron (via lazyyogi)

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“In proportion as he simplifies his life, the laws of the Universe will appear less complex, and solitude will not be solitude, nor poverty, poverty, nor weakness, weakness.”

—   Henry David Thoreau (via oceanandwave)

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“Mindfulness practice means that we commit fully in each moment to be present; inviting ourselves to interface with this moment in full awareness, with the intention to embody as best we can an orientation of calmness, mindfulness, and equanimity right here and right now.”

—   Jon Kabat-Zinn (via shaktilover)

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