We cannot avoid difficulties
Life will inevitably be filled with ups and downs
You will struggle
And that is not a sign of weakness
I really want to emphasize this
because I think so many of us feel ashamed
when we are in pain, and that only makes it worse
That only makes it harder to recover
Shame is cultivated by secrecy and judgment
Judgment of self and a belief that you are not good enough
So I am here to tell you, you are
You are entirely good enough
And that ultimately a life well lived
is not measured but the challenges you face
but how you walked through them
How you faced the fire, how you felt the burn and how you carried on
So yes while you may see me struggle –
but you will not see me quit
I truly appreciate you and I want you to know
that this is a place you too can share
Share your fears, your insecurities, your pain, your hope,
your joy and your dreams
It is all welcomed here
No judgement
No shame
Not from me

❤ Emily Joy Rosen

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Emily Rosen is the co-owner and CEO of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating where she oversees business development strategies, student affairs, marketing and public relations, and keeps a pulse on the fields of eating psychology and nutrition to ensure the Institute’s position as a leader worldwide. Emily makes things happen. Her passion for health and transformation has provided her the opportunity to speak and present internationally and be at the forefront of a new generation of women leaders committed to making a heartfelt difference in the world. Her tireless work and faithful commitment have touched the lives of millions of fans and followers worldwide.