Quotes by Martha Beck

“Hopeful thinking can get you out of your fear zone and into your appreciation zone. “


“No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth.”

“I have come to belief that there are infinite passageways out of the shadows, infinite vehicles to transport us into the light.”


“Standards of beauty are arbitrary. Body shame exists only to the extent that our physiques don’t match our own beliefs about how we should look.”

“To live a life that is wrong for you is a form of dying. There are people who have lives that look perfect. They try to be happy, they believe they should be happy, they are trying to like it, but if it’s off course from their north star, they aren’t satisfied.”

“Rest until you feel like playing, then play until you feel like resting, period. Never do anything else.”