"If you look at the fact that you have a roof over your head, food to eat, that you are young and beautiful and live in a peaceful land, then no, you have nothing to be sad about. But the fact is, we are not only a physical body, we have souls too, and sometimes our souls get sick. If you break a leg you don’t just say “I have no reason to have a broken leg” and ignore it; you seek help. It’s the same when your soul gets hurt. Don’t apologize for being sad."
My doctor when I told her I had no reason to be sad
"One of the greatest tragedies in life is to lose your own sense of self and accept the version of you that is expected by everyone else."
(Source: quotes-shape-us, via booklover)
"When you lose something, don’t think of it as a loss; accept it as the gift that gets you on the path you were meant to travel on."
"We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known."