The fear of missing out can drive us to engage in relationships before we are ready; romantic, friendship, or business wise.
It’s also something that I personally battle on a regular basis.
It’s important for us to be able to look ourselves in a kinder, more gentle way and work to stop the cycle of shame and beating ourselves up emotionally.
We don’t need to be ashamed of the trauma we suffered, or of living with depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD, DID, bipolar, or any mental illness.
7 Ways to cultivate a mindset of healing.
What it comes down to is, it’s important to be mindful of Anxiety and acknowledge it when it starts to creep back into our minds.
When a marriage or long time relationship comes to an end, the emotional toll can be unbelievably devastating to deal with.
It’s total invalidation of who we are and what we are capable of and deserving of.
There are no style points in this survivor journey; it really is all about how many times we are willing to get back up.
It can be such a hard thing to embrace, to realize that every circumstance in life, no matter how good or bad, only lasts for a time. Life is a season…
There is no “just getting over” this type of stuff. Emotional trauma does not heal at anywhere near the rate that physical trauma can.
If we can curb the desire to hold on to the negative moments, one at a time, we can realize just how good life can be.
Whether or not she meant any harm is beside the point.
Isn’t life all too often about us wanting to control our future?
Nothing should be off the table when it comes our ability to feel safe and comforted during a traumatic experience.
It’s important for everyone, but especially for survivors.