A Gentle Reminder by Bianca Sparacino – Notes, Quotes and Highlights

You cannot make a home within your heart for the person who will someday care for you in the softest of ways if someone else’s memory is still living there.

Sometimes two human beings don’t beat the odds, and you have to find closure in that.

Leap towards all that scares and ignites you. Just try for something while you’re here.

If it is for you, trust that it will find you.

You can be your own home no matter what comes your way.

See, maybe right now your journey isn’t about love.

Maybe right now your journey is about you.

In moving on, in dealing with the breaking and the rebuilding of your heart, you grow.

Be proud of the way you fought to save yourself. Be proud of the way you survived.

Forgive yourself for what you had to do to kill your sadness.

I hope you have the courage to see endings as beautiful, transformative stepping stones.

I hope you have the courage to never let comfort or apprehension convince you that you are better off staying still.

Beings when they come into your life. When you know yourself, when you stand up for your heart, you do not bankrupt who you are just to keep half-loves in your life.

This love, it will show you that you were never asking for too much,

Make your mind a beautiful place to be.

You were never asking for too much. You were simply just asking   the wrong person.

Because when you are the person who changes, it means you are the person who is growing.

Do not get so comfortable in your life that you aren’t moving at all, that you
Wish for change. It doesn’t mean that you’re lost. It means that you’re finding yourself.

It is okay to walk away from relationships that require you to do so. Forgive yourself for that.

Remember that you are the only person who gets to decide if you are good enough.

All you have to focus on is building the kind of life that is yours, and yours alone.

You are in charge of your worth.

Start paying attention to what you are, rather than what you aren’t.

Do not lose yourself trying to love someone else.

You will see on social media. So please, just put down your phone and pick up your head.

Don’t forget to live because you think you’re living through your phone.

You will miss all of that if you are looking down. Always choose to look up.

There is more to life than what we are settling for.

Because we would rather sleep beside someone who makes us feel lonely than to be alone.

We hold on because it is easier to fill our voids with another human being, even hen they do not understand us, even when they cannot value us, because we are still learning how to value ourselves.

Everything you once considered a failure was really just an opportunity to flourish.

You will miss out on beautiful things if you continue to stay rooted in all of the ways you were wronged,

No person is sent to you by accident.

Your journey is never going to be faultless, is never going to be devoid of pain, but you can do hard things, because you show up to do them, even if it is imperfectly.

You’re going to look back on these moments in your future, and you are going to be so glad that you trust-ed in your healing.

There’s no point in doing everything right if you are just going to end up unhappy.

You are your own safe place. Make your alone a beautiful place to be.
desire. We have to take responsibility for our feelings and understand that we cannot wait for someone to give us our healing. We have to heal ourselves. We have to stop giving away our power.

Love deeply and without the need to possess or own;

Learn how to heal yourself from one person   without needing another.

Celebrate the fact that you are aware now.

Love is the hope you feel in your chest when you meet someone and you just know, in a bizarre and all-consuming way, that they are going to mean a lot to you, that you are going to clear a little corner of your soul out for them.

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Forever Winter

Just reading and writing my way out of this messy adult life! I have transitioned from having piles of notebooks stacked underneath my bed from writing on the internet and allowing people worldwide to read.

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