I am so guilty of hanging onto things. I can rework a scenario 1000x in my mind.. but we all know there is no going back to actually change the situation. How does that serve me? So instead of sitting in that guilt, pain or regret (all stagnating emotions, btw), I learn to live with it.
Don’t keep killing yourself. Be at peace with the decisions you’ve made in life. As a result, you can transform into the person you are meant to be. Making Decisions Sucks Some decisions make us feel fastened into life’s seat belt unable to move. Indecisive, and fearful the next wrong decision may bring you……
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Some people are using you as a filter for their hidden pain and trauma. You mustn’t be everyone’s mirror. –@nataliethebeliever The author goes on to describe this behavior as hiding in the shadows of yours until their shadows become your own. I took this as kinda how America operates, how these trendy “movements” use Black bodies […]
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Although I like this video and find it informative, it speaks on why we process our emotions in the ways we do instead of how to, like the title suggests. I look at it like: Know when to suck it up. Pick your battles wisely! Know when to suck it up and discuss at a […]
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I often hear the comparison of an amorous relationship to a job: it’s work. And with your dream career or any job you want to keep, you show up, do your best and get rewarded with money, health benefits, PTO, accolades, experiences, a 401k, a corner office, a growing salary, etc. And if you’re really […]
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My big sister said she wants to be more like me. A bigger voice. A taller presence. Sis, don’t discount what it took to get me here. And don’t write off the agony you endured being completely broken down only to be rebuilt to his exact likings. Not to compare or put levels on life’s […]
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By Gioncarlo Valentine “Where do you go when the pain of staying is stronger than that of leaving?”- Joel Leon I recently happened across a story that shook me into a state of genuine despair. A woman named Marisa Harris, who was working to dedicate her life to helping troubled youth, who attended my former… Please […]
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1. you must let the pain visit. 2. you must allow it to teach you. 3. you must not let it overstay. three routes to healing by Ijeoma Umebinyuo ❤
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