TOP 56 Most Inspiring Christy Turlington Quotes

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Christy Nicole Turlington Burns is an American supermodel. She first represented Calvin Klein's Eternity campaign in 1989 and again in 2014 and also represents Maybelline. Turlington was named one of Glamour '​s Women of the Year in 2013, and was named as one of Time '​s 100 Most Influential People of 2014. Turlington gained fame in the late 80s and early 90s as a supermodel and was during the peak of her career as a top designer favourite. She, Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista are called the "Trinity" because of the power and fame that all three gained.

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When you are balanced and when you listen and attend to the needs of your body, mind, and spirit, your natural beauty comes out. Christy Turlington

It is possible to experience an awakening in this life through realising just how precious each moment, each mental process, and each breath truly is. Christy Turlington

I have a beer belly. Christy Turlington

Modeling is a profession where your worth is tied up with looks. Christy Turlington

I tried acupuncture, the patch, and hypnosis, but found that I needed to do it alone - when the time was right for me. Christy Turlington

I'd rather go naked than wear fur. Christy Turlington

Parents should not smoke in order to discourage their kids from smoking. A child is more likely to smoke when they have been raised in the environment of a smoker. Christy Turlington

I sincerely feel that beauty largely comes from within. Christy Turlington

People always think that if you eat anything as a model, it's amazing. I used to tease them and say, you know I'm going to throw up afterwards. Christy Turlington

Ayurveda is a sister philosophy to yoga. It is the science of life or longevity and it teaches about the power and the cycles of nature, as well as the elements. Christy Turlington

The seated lotus postures are an amazing way to go into meditation, or simply just to take a moment to ground oneself. Christy Turlington

It is better to not even try it than to endure the ramifications of either quitting smoking or dying. Christy Turlington

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I would be very proud to have influenced anyone that I know or don't know to quit smoking. Christy Turlington

Yoga has brought me closer to myself. It's helped me realize the interconnectedness of the mind, body and spirit, in the Buddhist sense of the word. Christy Turlington

Most of us harbour a significant amount of subconscious fear about death, and act out of this fear in our daily lives. Christy Turlington

So much of religion is exegesis. I would rather follow in the footprints of Christ than all of the dogma. Christy Turlington

As long as I was breathing with the contractions and not pushing against them, I felt better. That idea is fundamental-to feel pain and not to resist; to go towards it. It is an incredibly spiritual practice. Christy Turlington

Sacred spaces can be created in any environment. Christy Turlington

Yoga is about compassion and generosity towards others. It means being mindful of the world around us. Christy Turlington

Any spirituality can be enhanced with the practice or study of yoga. Christy Turlington

A lot of people have questioned how yoga and their own spiritual beliefs can come together. Yoga actually pre-dates religion. Christy Turlington

Parents should be the most important examples for their children. Christy Turlington

I never understand why people have children and then insist on living as though nothing has shifted. Christy Turlington

You can usually tell when I'm happy by the fact that I've put on weight. Christy Turlington

I started practicing Yoga at about 18. I had a friend who was doing it and was incredibly disciplined and meditated all the time. Christy Turlington

I have lots of other mountains that I would like to climb. I have no dream of Everest, but there are some, like Mount Fuji, I'd like to do. Christy Turlington

Pranayama is the practice of breath control. The word prana refers not only to breath, but also to air and life itself. Christy Turlington

Yoga gave me the ability to calm down. Christy Turlington

It is education that will arm us with the tools that will enable us to succeed and put a stop to the rising rates of preventable death. Christy Turlington

I was never directly pressured by peers, but by surrounding myself with others who were experimenting with smoking provided a certain false comfort. Christy Turlington

I really wanted to share with people the day-to-day joys that yoga can bring into one's life-not just the physical aspects. Christy Turlington

Nicotine is both a stimulant and a depressant, so that can make one feel quite imbalanced. Christy Turlington

I like the big questions. Christy Turlington

Yoga has reinforced and grounded my own spiritual beliefs. Christy Turlington

What I did for a living for so many years separated who I was from what I did. Christy Turlington

I don't think that artists of any kind would or could sacrifice their artistic freedom by being more responsible with their influence on people, especially young people. Christy Turlington

Yoga is not a religion to me. Christy Turlington