You Are Exactly Where You Need to Be.

Via on Mar 20, 2012

We know it’s all temporary.

Nothing is permanent. The good stuff is fleeting. The difficult stuff eventually ends. The hard part—but the important part—is staying in the present moment. Wherever you are, whatever you are dealing with right now is okay. You are exactly where you need to be.

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“I am exactly where I need to be. I need to be exactly where I am.”

~ Amy Steinberg

About Kate Bartolotta

Kate Bartolotta is the strongest girl in the world. She is the love child of a pirate and a roller derby queen. She hails from the second star to the right. Her love of words is boundless, but she knows that many of life’s best moments are completely untranslatable. When she is not writing, you may find her practicing yoga, devouring a book, playing with her children, planting dandelions, or dancing barefoot with her heart on her sleeve. She is madly in love with life and does not know how this story ends; she’s making it up as she goes. Kate is the owner and editor-in-chief of Be You Media Group. She also writes for The Huffington Post, elephant journal, The Good Men Project, The Green Divas, Yoganonymous, The Body Project, Project Eve, Thought Catalog and Soulseeds. She facilitates writing workshops and retreats throughout North America. Heart Medicine, Kate's book on writing, is now available on You can follow Kate on Facebook and Twitter


10 Responses to “You Are Exactly Where You Need to Be.”

  1. Erika says:

    This was exactly what I needed to hear today! Thanks for a few beautiful minutes. :)

  2. cit1 says:

    Awesome thanks!

  3. @LynnBonelli says:

    Love this…thanks for sharing.

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  5. hayleyrules says:

    lovely thing to be reminded of :)

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  7. Rosie Liew says:

    exactly what I need to hear right now at this moment…Thank you for reminding and what a beautiful presentation..

  8. Tracey says:

    Thank you so much for sharing and for making me reassess how life should be lived. I think you've given me the impetus to go forward in a way that will allow me to continually reinvent myself and try new things.

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