HEY!!! Sorry I haven’t posted in a hot minute, school started and lemme tell you that grad school is NO JOKE😴
As expected, I love what I’m doing but the adjustment period hasn’t gotten any easier as I get older😂 September has always been one of the most emotionally taxing and confusing months for me, and while this hasn’t changed, my ways of coping have changed! I like this quote specifically because it deals with taking things off your plate that don’t need to be there at this exact moment; for example, many of my obsessions and compulsions stem from a feeling of responsibility to protect and please other people. Growing up, it was difficult to see how emotionally exhausting this mindset can be and how much time and energy it was taking away from the things that make me happy, and more importantly, the things that make me RELAXED.
So this is for you, whoever you are, and for whatever new chapter of your life you are starting - take care of yourself first. You are not responsible for the safety, happiness, or approval of ANYONE ELSE. Give the majority of your energy right back to yourself, and all the good things in this world will be yours. 💕
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