People fall so in love with their pain, they can’t leave it behind. The same as the stories they tell. We trap ourselves.

Chuck Palahniuk (Haunted)

wornjournal:

Amna Al Haddad is a 23 year old Emirati who is training in hopes of representing in the United Arab Emirates in weightlifting at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

She is inspired and inspiring; a groundbreaking athlete and a freelance journalist. Her blog is here.

Most of the time people don’t want help.
They just want to be heard,
and to know that someone cares.