Why?

Why are we so afraid to show that we are hurting… that we don’t have it all together… that we feel sad, tired or overwhelmed?

Why do I have to be in control all the time?

What’s so wrong with sitting with and acknowledging that I am sad instead of stuffing it back down inside me?

Right now I don’t know how we’re going to get through this next term of school. I am weary before we even start.

I want to run away from it all, or hide and sleep.

So instead I am going to acknowledge the weariness, my anxiety and my sadness. I’m going to sit with it, embrace it… do with it what it needs. And be

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One thought on “Why?”

  1. love this. lots of people feel this way, it is normal. but there is a stigma to always be “OK” and “in control” and “fine” even when we don’t feel fine. Embrace it, this too shall pass.

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