The anxiety that I used to think was part of my natural demeanor is literally gone.
Can they feel the summer breeze at their skin when riding their bikes as fast as they can?
You knew deep in your bones that there would be no happy, forever ending; you knew that one day things would eventually change; hearts would be broken and opposite paths walked upon, but you still chose to stay, to see what could come of it?
I’ve come to embrace the swing and welcome the turbulence of the ride; to not fear falling off or getting hurt.
I could feel bad and kick myself for staying in something when my intuition was telling me what was really going on or I could get angry for being lied to for two years. But what’s the worth in putting my energy into that? Into two people who only have regard for themselves?
If you, like me, have ever hit rock bottom, then you as well as I both know that no matter how much you believe there’s no escape route to the bottomless ditch, that we’re both living proof of life carrying on and things turning out for the better.
Here are ten ways to help build and maintain a positive mindset so that becoming a happier, more enjoyable person develops into a way of life and not just a passing practice: