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


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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