I’m Thankful For My Struggles


Has something ever knocked you down so hard you are not sure how your going to make it. It changes you. You become unfamiliar to yourself. It can be drowning and all consuming.

Reach down deep inside and:

-Just put one foot in front of the other.  Literaly.  Put one foot in front of the other.  Don’t think about all the pressure and all the things consuming your mind.  Focus on your feet, and focus on walking and breathing and getting yourself to the next location in life.

-Fake it until you make it.  Put a smile on your face and walk out the door and enjoy your day.  Look around at the beautiful world and find joy in the small things.

– Be around other people. The soul needs people. Studies have shown that during depression if the individual withdrawals from friends and family they get worse not better. So even if you don’t want to go to work or go to lunch with your fiend. Go! Fake it until you make it. Put one foot in front of the other out the door.

-Embrace Family and friends. At times like this we want to be alone. Do the opposite. Talk things out. Be around people that you love and support you and want the best for you.

-Exercise or meditate: studies have shown that exercise and meditation release healthy chemicals into your body that rise above the bad chemicals and help you to push on. Exercising and meditation will help your body and mind come together and be at a healthier state of mind.

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