Just finished WILD by Cheryl Strayed. Heartbreaking, funny and inspiring. A rewarding read.

Cheryl Strayed: Hiking 1,100 miles to a fresh start

Just finished WILD by Cheryl Strayed. Heartbreaking, funny and inspiring. A rewarding read.

"I was amazed that what I needed to survive could be carried on my back. And, most surprising of all, that I could carry it."

16 Cheryl Strayed quotes that will make you re-evaluate your life: On identity

"I was amazed that what I needed to survive could be carried on my back. And, most surprising of all, that I could carry it."

Cheryl Strayed - nobody will protect you from your suffering. You can't cry it away or eat it away or starve it away or walk it away or punch it away or even therapy it away. It's just there and you have to survive it. You have to endure it. You have to live through it and love it and move on and be better for it and run as far as you can in the direction of your best and happiest dreams across the bridge that was built by your own desire to heal.

Cheryl Strayed - nobody will protect you from your suffering. You can't cry it away or eat it away or starve it away or walk it away or punch it away or even therapy it away. It's just there and you have to survive it. You have to endure it. You have to live through it and love it and move on and be better for it and run as far as you can in the direction of your best and happiest dreams across the bridge that was built by your own desire to heal.

"Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave." | Cheryl Strayed, Wild | #book #quote #fear

"Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave." | Cheryl Strayed, Wild | #book #quote #fear

"It was my life - like all lives, mysterious and irrevocable and sacred. So very close, so very present, so very belonging to me. How wild it was, to let it be." | Cheryl Strayed, Wild | #book #quote

The Most Inspiring Quotes from Wild

"It was my life - like all lives, mysterious and irrevocable and sacred. So very close, so very present, so very belonging to me. How wild it was, to let it be." | Cheryl Strayed, Wild | #book #quote

“The useless days days will add up to something. The shitty waitressing jobs. The hours writing in your journal. The long meandering walks. The hours reading poetry and story collections and novels…. These things are your becoming.” —Cheryl Strayed

10 Essential Quotes on Becoming a Writer

“The useless days days will add up to something. The shitty waitressing jobs. The hours writing in your journal. The long meandering walks. The hours reading poetry and story collections and novels…. These things are your becoming.” —Cheryl Strayed

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