25 Insta-Quotes To Remind You Of The Totally Bada$$ Woman You Are

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You are WAY stronger than you think.

Sometimes it can be hard to see yourself in brightest of light; we're our own worst critics. But you need to remember that you're freaking AWESOME. We've all had pretty sh*tty days, but even on your toughest days, you're STILL a badass woman!

Your strength is admirable. No matter what you've been through, heartbreak and heartache, depression and grief, death and loss — your bravery and courage to push on is nothing short of inspiring. You go Glenn Coco!

Even the strongest women lapse sometimes and need a little reassurance that they're doing alright — that's where Alison Malee comes in.

She's an Instagram poet known for her inspirational quotes on being strong, beautiful women! Her writing is TOTALLY inspiring, and frankly, she tells it like it is. 


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Sure, we all want a partner or a friend to back us up when we need it most, but sometimes those are hard to come by and the only person you're left with is yourself. But you have to remind yourself that you're PRETTY damn cool too. You're intelligent. You're powerful. You're INSPIRATIONAL too. You just have to find it again.

So take a look through these 25 poems that will remind YOU that you ARE that strong, independent, and beautiful woman.

 

If you're searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) ... look no further! From the sweetest love quotesinspirational sayings, and hilarious friendship truths, we've got you covered.

Reminding you that you GOT THIS handled.
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"You are not limited to 'pretty'. You are not limited to 'beautiful'. You are made of too much 'powerful' to even consider it."

—​ Alison Malee 

Reminding you that you can CHOOSE your destiny.
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"Choose, everyday to forgive yourself. You are human, flawed, and most of all worthy of love."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you to LOVE YOURSELF.
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"Love yourself deeply, thoroughly, and with undeniable devotion."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you are PERFECT.
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"Women: You are not meant to be a temporary structure. You bring, you sustain, you nurture life. You are the heart of many. You are a permanent and irreplaceable landscape. A lover, friend, mother, fighter, sister, role model, scholar, champion. A victory. A roadmap of comfort. A home."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you are a MASTERPIECE.
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"You are a masterpiece in all of your tender creation."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you how smart you really are.
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"I am wise now. Full of breath that belongs only to me."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you are BRAVE.
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"The most important moments come from bravery. Quietly conquering the voice in your head that says, 'you can't, you won't, you never will.'"

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you are EVERYTHING you need.
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"I am all I should ever need."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you MATTER.
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"The voice that rises up from your throat is the only validation you need that your opinion matters."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you are COURAGEOUS
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"Be soft but unafraid to conquer."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you to NEVER apologize for who you are.
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"Refuse to apologize for being. You are not taking up space. You are a mountain."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you are ENOUGH.
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"I want to love myself so deeply that the only name I whisper in the dead of night is my own. I won't love you any less, I just won't need you to tell me my heart is still beating."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you to stay devoted to YOURSELF.
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"Love yourself deeply, thoroughly, and with undeniable devotion."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you are HUNGRY for more.
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"This is for the women who woke up this morning hungry for the world."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you to HONOR yourself.
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"Honor yourself and the life in your veins. You are a miracle of breath, bone. A simmering, pulsing, library of brilliant ideas. Rest when you need to. Even the ocean lulls and quiets when the tide is running low."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you are BEAUTIFUL.
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"In another life I may have been born flower. Perched on a windowsill, a pretty little thing to admire from afar. But I was born warrior. All sharp, serrated edges and no handle. Born girl. Born knobby kneed and opinionated with words tied to my chest and no apologies among them."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you are STILL GROWING.
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"When you become well versed in the art of sacrifice, you forget that blooming (remembering you matter, too) does not limit others from growth. There is enough ground here."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you are PURE.
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"I am new here. To this self love. To this whole love. To this not changing for anyone, not apologizing to anyone, sort of kind and pure love. And I am never leaving. My heart is overflowing."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you are a SURVIVOR.
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"What a gift that my fragile heart can still beat after all of the hurt. It is a dandelion in the middle of a field. A small speck of grace. It has made it through this storm and all other storms before. It carries on beating. Survivor. Survivor. Be gentle with you, always."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you need to be your BIGGEST advocate.
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"Let me show you there are better ways to live than being at war with yourself. The whole world will try to devour you. Don't help by tearing yourself to pieces."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you have a VOICE.
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"If you are waiting for someone else to end injustice. And I am waiting. And she is waiting. And he is waiting. It will never end. Use your voice."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you have a SPINE and know how to use it.
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"It took me years to learn that grace came from spine and not from dainty hands."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you to NEVER be ashamed.
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"I am not ashamed of my womanhood. This body is sharp edges, gentle curves, sloping hips. Is laced with battle scars because we are both survivors. And not one pair of prying eyes or leering face or angry word, can take away all we have fought for."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you to APPRECIATE yourself.
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"I appreciate myself. That is how I heal."

—​ Alison Malee

Reminding you that you are made of FIRE.
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"There is fire in your skin. Not metaphorical flames but living, breathing power. Never forget that the universe bathed you in sunlight for a reason. That love, that light, is the answer. Always. That sparks cannot ignite without a little added pressure."

—​ Alison Malee

 

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