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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Be Kind

We're too hard on ourselves. We expect to have the perfect body, the perfect diet, the perfect job, the perfect relationships.

The perfect life.

Life is not perfect.

Life is about growing into your fullest potential. Life is about discovering who you are and why you are here. Sometimes, it's hard. There are days where you just don't like who and where you are. It can be real messy.

But, hear this: nothing in life is permanent. Everything is temporary. Sadness won't go on forever. Neither will happiness.

We experience each at different times in our lives for very important reasons. If it weren't for the sadness, we wouldn't appreciate the moments of happiness. If all we had was happiness, we might take it for granted and stop trying to become more. It hurts to hurt, but that's how we grow. Some of the most painful times in my life led to some of the most amazing parts of ME. The lessons I learned and the wisdom I gained wouldn't have come to me otherwise. Pain is a gift to bring us to joy.

So, today, whatever you are doing, and wherever you are doing it, please remember to be kind to yourself.

There are lots of people out there who are willing to make you feel unhappy, unloved and unworthy.

Don't help them.

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