I don't think that artists of any kind would or could sacrifice their artistic freedom by being more responsible with their influence on people, especially young people.— Christy Turlington
The most strong Christy Turlington quotes that will activate your inner potential
When you are balanced and when you listen and attend to the needs of your body, mind, and spirit, your natural beauty comes out.
I tried acupuncture, the patch, and hypnosis, but found that I needed to do it alone - when the time was right for me.
Yoga gave me the ability to calm down.
Most of us harbour a significant amount of subconscious fear about death, and act out of this fear in our daily lives.
It is better to not even try it than to endure the ramifications of either quitting smoking or dying.
Modeling is a profession where your worth is tied up with looks.
Nicotine is both a stimulant and a depressant, so that can make one feel quite imbalanced.
Participating in a sisterhood with other women is hugely important in my life and a source of joy.
I sincerely feel that beauty largely comes from within.
I'd rather go naked than wear fur.
I am passionate about any effort to achieve social justice and equality, particularly for women.
I love fashion, but I'm not obsessed with it.
I KNOW THAT I CAN'T SOLVE ALL THE MATERNAL HEALTH CHALLENGES IN THE WORLD BY MYSELF. I NEED AND WANT OTHERS TO JOIN ME.
I like the big questions.
It is possible to experience an awakening in this life through realising just how precious each moment, each mental process, and each breath truly is.
I have lots of other mountains that I would like to climb.
I have no dream of Everest, but there are some, like Mount Fuji, I'd like to do.
Yoga has brought me closer to myself.
It's helped me realize the interconnectedness of the mind, body and spirit, in the Buddhist sense of the word.
If you truly want to make an impact on the world, you can and you will.
Parents should not smoke in order to discourage their kids from smoking.
A child is more likely to smoke when they have been raised in the environment of a smoker.
My middle name is Nicole. It's so weird because my mom is from El Salvador, but my sisters and I have Irish names - Christy, Kelly, and Erin. And Christy and Kelly, they're not even girls' names! In Ireland, they're boys' names. And somehow, my mom was in El Salvador dreaming about Shamrocks before we were born.
So much of religion is exegesis. I would rather follow in the footprints of Christ than all of the dogma.
Yoga is an integral part of my daily routine.
That definitely helps me approach all aspects of my life from a place of mindfulness and clarity, through the meditation that usually accompanies this practice.
As long as I was breathing with the contractions and not pushing against them, I felt better. That idea is fundamental-to feel pain and not to resist; to go towards it. It is an incredibly spiritual practice.
The seated lotus postures are an amazing way to go into meditation, or simply just to take a moment to ground oneself.
Sacred spaces can be created in any environment.
I was never directly pressured by peers, but by surrounding myself with others who were experimenting with smoking provided a certain false comfort.
I would be very proud to have influenced anyone that I know or don't know to quit smoking.
Yoga has brought me to the part of religion I really like - the positive sides of religion, the parts we all share, rather than the things that create separation.
All women deserve access to care that can save their lives.
Yoga has reinforced and grounded my own spiritual beliefs.
I think most people are curious about what it would be like to be able to meet yourself -- it's eerie.
There's nothing that hasn't happened before, guys.
In the '80s we were all doing the '60s. In the '90s, we were doing the '70s. There's not one way to wear jeans anymore though. Flared, skinny, ripped, high, low, whatever. It used to be that there was one cool jean. There was a while where it was stonewashed, god forbid.
I really wanted to share with people the day-to-day joys that yoga can bring into one's life-not just the physical aspects.
That's a girl's life for the rest of her days- somewhere between a lollipop and shots.
Going to a fashion show is almost as painful as being in one.
I'm not entirely comfortable with myself in underwear.
Yoga is so universal in its principles and so holistically beneficial, it is possible for any person, young or old, religious or agnostic, to embrace and enjoy a practice.
I survived a potentially life-threatening childbirth-related complication after delivering my daughter. I learned that hundreds of thousands of girls and women die each year due to similar and often manageable complications. They die because they don't have access to critical maternity care that could easily save their lives.
I never understand why people have children and then insist on living as though nothing has shifted.
I don't really have an anti-aging strategy.
I accept it. It is what it is. I think about how I feel. So to me, yoga and running and doing work that is meaningful to me is the best way to look and feel good. I think happiness and living a life that you feel good in and you don't feel compromised - that all makes a big difference to the way that you look. I don't give a lot of thought to aging.
I think a lot of little girls like riding, but sadly not that many people live in a place where it's an option.
I strongly believe that each preventable death is one death too many.
Love is connection with others. Union with another human being or living thing. That's also Yoga.
You can usually tell when I'm happy by the fact that I've put on weight.
Now every model wants to be an actress
Yoga is about compassion and generosity towards others.
It means being mindful of the world around us.
It is education that will arm us with the tools that will enable us to succeed and put a stop to the rising rates of preventable death.
I started practicing Yoga at about 18.
I had a friend who was doing it and was incredibly disciplined and meditated all the time.
In retrospect, I think a lot of '80s fashion shoots are the ones that look the most modern. The fitness-based ones that are really minimal. It's clean, healthy, t-shirt, beach hair... it's athleisure.