There were days where the only thing I achieved while awake was breathing, one breath in front of another.
I looked my physical best. I fit into everything beautifully. My hair was a perfect bob. But absolutely no other part of me was well.
A list, to help carry you through for the next time when everything seems kind of bendy and warped and you wonder if you are lost.
Care is not something we can reserve for ourselves alone, nor give it exclusively to others. We need to preserve the integrity of the whole, and we are as much a part of the whole as everyone else.
10 steps for nourishing your heart, healing the body and strengthening the bare bones of your will after trauma.
It got to a point that I could go nowhere else with this selfishness but to own it. I declared to myself that I would be ‘selfish’ for awhile, that ‘selfish’ was needed, that ‘selfish’ was okay.
“I wish everyone would see just how magnificent they really are.”
You have to start by making the choice to reclaim your life.