Merely surviving is enough

Sometimes, merely surviving is an achievement in itself. Getting up. Washing up. Having something to eat. Trying to not break down. Not feeling guilty about being out of shape emotionally, psychologically, or physically. Merely existing. Even that’s a lot to some people.

We should all have more compassion towards people who are going through a hard emotional state. We should all have more compassion to ourselves — when we end up in the same place.

It might seem that everyone has got it together but you. And so you spend an enormous amount of energy…

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