Smiling through the pain

Koffee with Joe

It’s amazing how much power a smile holds. It’s contagious and brightens people’s day. It’s also the most powerful camouflage. For that person who seems to have it all together is merely masking the pain of drowning tears. Don’t be so quick to assume.

Brittany Burgunder, Safety in Numbers: From 56 to 221 Pounds, My Battle with Eating Disorders

Sometimes you gotta laugh through the tears, smile through the pain so that you can live through the sorrow.

Alex Tan

Never assume anything or judge anyone before you know who that person is and what they are going through. The silent battles each individual hides from others could be of great pain and sacrifice. Assumption makes you a fool, compassion makes you wise, empathy makes you invaluable, and always know the truth before the lies. ~ Emma Blunt 

Elizabeth Banks‘ classic character in her short yet brilliant film “Just A…

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