Have you ever had to suppress your emotions? You’re angry, but you act cool because you don’t want to fight.
You want to cry, but you hold it in so you won’t be considered weak.
Growth is asking for help when you need it instead of struggling with difficulty for hours on end.
Growth is truly listening to understand and contribute not just to reply or to pretend to be there.
2020 has been the year of unexpected changes for us all because of the coronavirus pandemic. However, the unexpected changes that 2020 has brought my way haven’t been as difficult as these changes that I still sometimes struggle with every day.
From the way you look at me,
the way you care for me,
and the way you give to me,
It’s obvious you think
Have you ever felt like a fraud, like you were living a lie, like you weren’t worthy of your position, salary or degree? Like you shouldn’t be the one receiving all the accolades because you don’t deserve it? Well, my friend you may have imposter syndrome.
When you’re scared, speak
When you’re tired, speak
When you’re worried, speak
When you’re confused, speak
We all have fears
We all have worries
We all have demons
We all have baggage
I grew up an independent woman who always managed to get things done without asking for help. I may have been dying inside but I thought it was weak to let people know I needed their assistance. Back then, I kept trying to get things right even if that meant I had to try a million times.
Sometimes, everything hits you all at once. You lose your job, your relationship, a friend, a business opportunity, someone you really love. Or everything seems to be going according to plan; you finally landed that job, you got your dream car, you just got married but you aren’t happy and you can’t understand why.
I gave myself a target to attain some goals before my next birthday and I am sharing the five goals at the top of the list with you today.
1. Learn How To Swim
Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should
Just because it feels right doesn’t mean it’s right
Just because you can fight doesn’t mean you have to
Mental health is about how we feel, think and behave. Our mental health can affect our daily life, relationships, and even physical health. Each year, one in five adults experiences a mental illness, and one in two will experience one at some point in their lives.