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Lauren Lauren said: " I’ve never so connected with a philosophy or self-help book as I did with this one. I picked it up to learn more about the RAIN practice, and that was even better than I imagined it could be. Highly highly recommend to literally anyone. "

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There had been many moments like this in her life, where she had absolutely no idea what to do next. But one thing she did know was that eventually, solutions would present themselves if she trusted that they’d come.
“i love myself.'

Nayyirah Waheed

“i have never understood.
probably never understand.
the white mans lust
to eat the world.
to eat the universe. (mars is next)
why he was born with such a rabid
why he feigns for power
crack rock. doing everything. and anything.
to have it.
no matter how deranged.
why he is in so much pain
he needs to rip the roots of happiness
from the earth
burn them into
his smile.
what happened in his relationship with our mother.
that he needs to set a person on fire.
watch them burn.
feel powerful.
not every white man
born this way,
it stands to remain
there are many
nayyirah waheed

bell hooks
“When liberal whites fail to understand how they can and/or do embody white supremacist values and beliefs even though they may not embrace racism as prejudice or domination (especially domination that involves coercive control), they cannot recognize the ways their actions support and affirm the very structure of racist domination and oppression that they wish to see eradicated.”
bell hooks, Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black

Cherríe L. Moraga
“When you are not physically starving, you have the luxury to realize psychic and emotional starvation.”
Cherríe L. Moraga

Judith Lewis Herman
“Survivors of atrocity of every age and every culture come to a point in their testimony where all questions are reduced to one, spoken more in bewilderment than in outrage: Why? The answer is beyond human understanding.”
Judith Lewis Herman, Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence--From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror

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