I blamed myself.
I want to tell you that your body is a beautiful vessel that holds you, that keeps your pain inside, and keeps you safe.
Maybe life is the easy act of existing. Being, instead of becoming.
Ahimsa is a holistic approach to peacefulness that begins with your relationship to yourself. It means acting from a place of power and groundedness, rather than reactiveness and out-of-control emotion.
Medication isn’t the answer. We don’t need a pill to ‘fix’ us. We aren’t broken. Please, please don’t look for an external fix for an internal battle.
Sadly, what can start as fairly innocuous behavior can lead to more serious harm and even attempts at suicide.
Why is it still so shameful to own up to suffering from mental health issues?
You are beautiful the way you are, flaws and all. And one day you will learn to find better escapes that will be beneficial to you and not self destructive.
Maybe no one told you this often enough, but it is okay to be sad. It’s all right to feel things to a point that makes you want to clench your fists tight. It’s fine to be angry.
Do everything you possibly can as a human to make other people’s lives easier, but please do not do this at cost to yourself or your mental health, no matter what anyone says.