What is it you want to change? Your hair, your face, your body? Why? For God is in love with all those things and he might weep when they are gone.— St. Catherine of Siena
Mind-blowing Body Positive quotations
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
If you only walk on sunny days you'll never reach your destination.
I know my curves are sexy and I want everyone else to know that theirs are too.
There is no reason to hide and every reason to flaunt.
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
Beginners must master low stance and posture, natural body positions are for the advanced.
There is no absolute up or down, as Aristotle taught;
no absolute position in space; but the position of a body is relative to that of other bodies. Everywhere there is incessant relative change in position throughout the universe, and the observer is always at the center of things.
Most traditional methods of working on oneself are mostly pain centered.
People get to repeat over and over their painful emotions without knowing how to use the body's own inherently positive direction and force.
A positive attitude opens the door to positive opportunities, which leads to a positive life.
The world doesn't really need more people who can bend their bodies into amazing positions. What it needs are kinder, more compassionate, generous people.
The greatest discovery in life is to discover that our essential nature does not share the limits nor the destiny of the body and mind.
You have to train your brain to be positive just like you work out your body.
Learn to say No without explaining yourself.
Yesterday evening I received a call that a person had located a body and the investigators from SDSD Homicide Division described our beloved mother, Sally Estabrook. Thank you all for your prayers, your good thoughts, and positive vibes.
Even if it has not been your habit throughout your life so far, I recommend that you learn to think positively about your body.
As a child, I never heard one woman say to me, "I love my body".
Not my mother, my elder sister, my best friend. No one woman has ever said, "I am so proud of my body." So I make sure to say it to Mia , because a positive physical outlook has to start at an early age.
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
Nothing truly stops you. Nothing truly holds you back. For your own will is always within your control. Sickness may challenge your body. But are you merely your body? Lameness may impede your legs. But you are not merely your legs. Your will is bigger than your legs. Your will needn't be affected by an incident unless you let it.
There is a great probability that our loss of capacity for enjoying the positive joys of life is largely due to the decreased sensibility of our senses and our lack of full use of them. All human happiness is sensuous happiness.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
In a world where you can be anything - be kind.
Brain wave tests prove that when we use positive words, our "feel good" hormones flow. Positive self-talk releases endorphins and serotonin in our brain, which then flow throughout our body, making us feel good. These neurotransmitters stop flowing when we use negative words.
Science is the one human activity that is truly progressive.
The body of positive knowledge is transmitted from generation to generation.
My happy thoughts help create my healthy body.
Stay positive, work had and make it happen.
Nourish the mind like you would your body. The mind cannot survive on junk food.
The history of American politics is littered with bodies of people who took so pure a position that they had no clout at all.
You do not need to seek freedom in some distant land, for it exists within your own body, heart, mind, and soul.
Distance yourself from negativity or it will deplete your well of optimism.
The function of the painter is to render.
.. the visible surface so that at a certain distance... and position it appears... like the body itself.
There are strong people who aren't able to climb.
It's about reading the rock, knowing how to position your body and having the tenacity to not let go.
I have a bad back partially from playing the drums and singing.
I used to have to hold my body in such a position that my spine got out of alignment.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
On December 22, 1986, finding I was body positive, I set myself a target: I would disclose my secret and survive Margaret Thatcher. I did. Now I have set my sights on the millennium and a world where we are all equal.
I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive.
Every climb is different, has its own unique set of movements and body positions. Climbing and my appreciation for nature are totally intertwined.
Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind and soul.
My limbs work, so I'm not going to complain about the way my body is shaped.
Doing something positive will help turn your mood around.
When you smile, your body relaxes. When you experience human touch and interaction, it eases tension in your body.
A dominant dog can get another dog to move out of its way just by the energy it projects. You can tell a lot about a dog's position in the pack by how they hold themselves around other dogs. When reading a dog's body language, you can't do it intellectually. You can only do it by using your instincts.
Leadership is an action, not a position.
Obviously if you're positive, then there's positive energy flowing in your body.
The moments are smoother - thought process is smoother. But if there is doubt, then also your body's not going to move that well, your thought process is not clear.
As a vegan body-builder I want to show others that it is possible to gain significant muscle and strength on a vegan diet and I want to inspire others to follow this lifestyle. I love being vegan and knowing that I am having a positive impact on our society.
When you stimulate your body, your brain comes alive in ways you can't simulate in a sedentary position.
Since an attitude is often expressed by our body language and by the looks on our faces, it can be contagious.
Eleven times Jesus died on the cross, Eleven times falls down a body thrown upward, Eleven times also I abandon the logical flow of thought.