You will see who you are. You will see all that you have to offer and everything that you bring to the table. As you continue to see this, you will continue to realize that you do not need ANYONE.
I’ve recently had the realization that it is highly to very likely that I will never be good enough.
Stop wishing for a perfect life
Self-discovery does not have a destination. Self-discovery it’s a journey. It is a scary and spectacular journey.
It takes great courage to shift from invisibility to being seen and valued. It takes great courage to be willing to lose others rather than continue to lose yourself.
Falsehoods about parents always being loving and having our best interests at heart simply do not cut it when it comes to manipulative, toxic and abusive parents.
Thousands of versions of me have littered the passage of my life as I shed skin after skin, lesson after lesson to become the person I honestly can say I am proud of.
External validation feels great and makes us feel worthy and important. Finding validation in yourself is way harder. But when you don’t rely on external factors for value, you are more prepared for life: failure, love, loss, true joy and happiness, and the in-between.
When you start to identify yourself as someone less than who you are is when you need to walk away. When manipulation becomes more harmful than harmless is when you need to stand up.
We sometimes perceive asking for help as a sign of weakness, when it fact it’s the complete opposite. Asking for help is a sign of wanting to improve yourself and being wise enough to know you can’t always do it alone.