J O E I (@according.to.joei)

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Can I just say how much I love Autumn!! πŸπŸ‚ The cool crisp air, the gorgeous colors, big comfy sweaters, pumpkin spice everything and all things leopard print!!! 😍

(@haley_nickle)

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Do your thing.
Do it unapologetically.
Don't be discouraged by criticism.
You probably already know what they are going to say.
Pay no mind to the fear of failure.
It's far more valuable than success.
Take ownership,
take chances,
and have fun.
And no matter what,
don't ever stop doing your thing. -- #asherroth --
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Striking a #sdy Sun #GoddessPose β˜€οΈ for Beautiful & Bendy @gingerschocobo42 😘 Soaking up this warm Autumn day before 'Ol Man Winter shows up ❄️ Thanks Ginger for reminding me it'll be here soon & for the tag! --
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Would @tiny_yogini29 @nada_adoration & @anitajokun like to join whenever they get a chance πŸ™β€οΈπŸ™Œ
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#doyourthing #beyourownhero #longhairdontcare #yoga #yogini #instayoga #myyogalife #yogalove #yogaeverywhere #yogaeverydamnday #asana #yogajourney #dailylook #inspiration #yogaaddict #yogaart #happygirl #yogapants #fitnessmotivation #bodyfitness #girlswithmuscle #befearless #perfectlyimperfect #innerpeace #passion #lifequotes #namaste

Audi Swift (@audiswift)

"There is a natural hunger in the spirit ~ in everyone's spirit ~ to be seen, to be understood as you are, and to be received in the space of friendship and love; which ideally are safe spaces where you can be as you are without being judged or without being battered by the force of expectation to be a certain way."
~ John O'Donohue
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@jeremydswift came immediately to mind when I read these words. We just returned home last week from celebrating 10 years of marriage together and I've been thinking a lot about the vulnerability, complexity and beauty that marriage contains.
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We've had our fair share of ups and downs. Wins and losses. Heart-breaks and joys. We've dreamt together and worked together, side by side. We've cheered for each other, risked together and pulled each other up when the other has fallen down, failed or been in the depths.
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But the thing I've found to be the most complex, vulnerable and beautiful gift 10 years of marriage could produce, is the space to become our true selves. To return to that unvarnished, sacred version of ourselves God crafted at the beginning of time.
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Don't get me wrong - Jeremy and I have not arrived. Believe me. We haven't. But we've found a life-line - a deep soul breath - in our marriage in taking the time to truly study and learn about each other (thank you enneagram) and practice giving each other enough space to live out from an honest place of who we were made to be. It's been a roll-up-your-sleeves kind of messy, imperfect process for sure. But I'm thankful for this gift I had no idea would pan out to be this kind of beauty... a relationship founded on friendship, built in love and generous in forgiveness.
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Let's charge the hill together, babe. And then 100 more.

Warriors For Walt (@warriorsforwalt)

For today's Walty Wednesday storyteller, I would like to introduce y'all to our dearest Dr. Fagin! During Walt's duodenal web surgery, our precious boy's abdomen was severely burned - to the point we thought the tissue was so damaged that it would never heal. It's a long story and still hard for me to think back to that day and the days following. Too much pain and sadness our Walty Boy had to endure - too much then and too much now when I think about it.
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But thank heavens for the ACH Burn Unit. If it were not for them putting their "care and compassion" into action for our Walt The Warrior, I seriously don't know how Walt's burn healed as beautifully as it did. And the lead for that team is Dr. Fagin, or as she tells me now, "It's just Alice now, Liz!" Dr. Fagin, umm I mean Alice, loved Walt like her own - when she would walk through Walt's door, a calm and loving presence would fill our room. Dr. "Alice" Fagin, you are a Godsend. And on top of always being one of Walt's biggest fans, she herself has her precious little man, Mr. Wyatt, who also has Down syndrome. Oh how thankful we are for you, Alice, and for Wyatt. Your story is real life with real feelings and real love and that's really beautiful!
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"My parents recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. So all their children and our children flew home and we sent a weekend together. My parents (2), their children (4), their children-in-law (4), and grandchildren (9). 19 people in 1 house for a weekend. My kids are the 2 youngest at age 7 and 4. The rest of the cousins range in age from 17 to 7. I am also one of the youngest of my cousins and I remember often feeling left out at family gatherings as the older kids did their β€œolder kid stuff.” Wyatt has a completely different experience.
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SamIamfitabulousπŸ™Œ (@samiamfitabulous)

#happywednesday #wcw #wce #thewomaniam is #whoisshe
I swear I need a me in my life #ijs #sograteful #humble #proud #workingonme #insideout #womenempowerment
Why put yourself down the world will do it enough for you
#holdheadhigh #dontletyourselfdown #perfectlyimperfect #lovemesomeme 😘😘😘 I step over everything and anyone that tries to break me never letting my heels hit the ground πŸ’―#bestversionofmyself #goalgetter #underconstruction

Gimme Flair / Summer Allen (@gimmeflair)

"Share your weaknesses. Share your hard moments. Share your real side. It'll either scare away every fake person in your life or it will inspire them to finally let go of that mirage called 'perfection,' which will open the doors to the most important relationships you'll ever be a part of." πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’• PERFECTION IS A MYTH pin, new to the shop from Leslieanne Made It (link in profile) .
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#gimmeflair #flair #pins #pin #pingame #pingamestrong #enamelpin #enamelpins #lapelpin #lapelpins #accessories #hatpin #hatpins #perfection #perfect #perfectlyimperfect #perfectionisboring #perfectionisamyth #flawed #flaws #loveyourflaws #selflove #selfloveclub #bodyimage #probodyimage #loveyourself #lovethyself #handlettering @leslieannemadeit

@mygfwillcutyouπŸ”ͺπŸ™ƒ (@trapsoultuts)

It's more then just the dates, holding hands and kisses. Its about acceptance.. the past the present and the weirdness. Accept the flaws and all.. #PerfectlyImperfect πŸ’β€οΈ #MyPurrfectPurrson #WCW

PLENTY + SPARE (@plentyandspare)

A soap maker is never using just one bar of soap 😳 Not pictured: the other pile of soap odds that live beside this dish. Do you also like to mix up your products to suit your mood? Check out any of @nadagrocery pop ups - they carry our soapy odds and end slices - perfect for travelling, and testing out different varieties!

Chelsea Quint (@chelsea.quint)

Sometimes, the simplest things are the hardest.
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The simplest of all? Saying yes to the things you deeply desire in life, and then SHOWING UP.
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Whether you're looking for healing, professional or financial success, more abundance or joy in your relationships or marriage, it's all the same process. You have to show up, and keep showing up, even when everything falls apart.
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In this work, and in my own experience, I've seen so many people who claim they want certain things. They want to let go of old wounds. To stop acting like a victim. To stop abusing and blaming themselves. To stop being in negative patterns and energy and relationships and situations.
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As I've touched on a little bit, I know I've been mia a lot in the last couple of months. I've been going through some major healing, major growth and huge transformation. I've had some giant breakthroughs. And through it all, I kept showing up. Sometimes that meant showing up to my coaching sessions with @andeelove_ and just gushing out my soul's pain and uncertainty and fear. Sometimes it meant making it to my yoga mat, even if I spent 75% of the class in child's pose.
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And next week, I'm going to share my journey and my lessons with you. In this free three part training, I'll be taking all about how to keep showing up for yourself, even when everything falls apart.
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In those moments when it feels like even putting one foot in front of the other is possible, you can keep saying yes. You can keep showing up. And I'm excited to show you how to get there.
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Sign up at the link in my bio to join us.

Amanda O'Reilly (@amanda.oreilly)

We have so much perfection projected into us through media and especially, Instagram and Facebook. These perfect bodies and perfect lives ARE NOT REAL. Behind everything appearing to be perfect, is a human who experiences pain and the fear of unworthiness, just like you and I. The only difference is that they don't yet have the courage to own their imperfections so they live in a filtered fake world.
I am a regular human, who makes regular mistakes, just like you. I struggle to share my feelings sometimes, and love and its uncertainty often terrifies me. I choose to own and acknowledge my flaws, and continue to grow into the woman I aspire to be... because growth never stops. Who we aspire to be will continue to shift as we gather more information and learn more about ourselves and the world around us. When you know better, you do better.
You, me, all of us... will always be able to show up a little (or a lot) better. The measure of success? Are we living at the highest level of our integrity and what we know to be true? Are we authentic? Or do we need to put on masks in order to be "accepted"? Once we get there, then we find peace because there’s no space between our best possible self, and how we’re showing up.
We are not inspired by perfect, we’re inspired by imperfection and when people unapologetically own their shit. It’s our realness when we share a vulnerability, that people feel most connected to us... because they see themselves in our struggle. The common human experience is to want to belong and be loved... and that love is birthed from within when we honor our own innate humanness.
Signed, perfectly imperfect nice to meet the real you. xo .
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#perfectlyimperfect #human #flawed #life #authentic #real #truth #inspire #integrity #purpose #warrior #powerful #girlboss #vulnerability #storytelling #writer #amandaoreilly #freedom #happiness #love

Leslie Goodwin (@leskaygoodwin)

Oh leg day. . . With my entertaining workout partnerπŸ˜‚

We might be stuck in this position😳 One things for sure, it’s going to hurt going up and down the stairs!!
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