Be strong because things get better. It may be stormy now but it never rains forever. ⠀⠀If you can find ways to trim the sails, weather the storm and rebuild, you will see those skys clear again.
Sometimes it’s nice to just stop, close your eyes, take a deep breath and drift.. No one needing anything from you, nothing that you need to do right now. Focusing on the coolness of the air in, and the warmth out. Taking yourself to somewhere that you have been or would like to be. Take a few
Spend my days unhooking others from feelings of guilt associated with putting their own needs first. Take 5, treat yourself. You are well and truly more than worth it.
Life is joyful, fulfilling and amazing. Simply amazing. But it is also full of pain, loss and hardship. You don't always have to hold the space, be in control, be on, be brave, be perfect. Despite, where you think you should be, you are where you are and that's where you need to be.
We feel what we feel and cope in ways that others need not understand. We are surviving, we are human, we are enough. We are perfectly imperfect.
This is your time to shine, in your own way. Reach out, connect, someone needs you more than you know- right now.
It often takes alot to conform to the expectations of others, to keep in step with societal pressures and norms. When we do this for long periods of time, at the expense of our own values and needs, there is often a cost. Take stock, be kind to yourself and say no when needed. It's ok. .
As stated in my previous article a certain amount of stress in life is normal, and often serves a useful purpose! Physically, stress increases your heart rate, changes your breathing, and releases hormones into your system and it can be a good thing when it helps you be productive, motivated to