reminder: Remember that you don’t need to numb the sting of a heartbreak or coverup the tear stained cheeks. The ability that we have as humans to feel a whole range of emotions and feelings is such a beautiful thing. Become in touch with every feeling you experience, the good and the bad. They are tender confirmations that you have the capacity to feel anything and everything. It’s a beautiful thing. Never invalidate your emotions.
"Never be ashamed of what you feel. You have the right to feel any emotion that you want and to do what makes you happy. We aren’t robots. What makes us exceptional as human beings is that we can have the capacity to feel so many emotions all at once. Even though that can sometimes be so overwhelming it’s still pretty amazing what our bodies can do. Emotions aren’t a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength and passion." - Demi Lovato
“Don’t be ashamed to weep; ‘tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us.”― Brian Jacques
Sometimes we feel the need to have to hide our tears, shy away from what we’re feeling. But I want you to know that it is far more important to embrace everything you’re feeling, and if that means you feel pain or sadness, acknowledge it.
But don’t let it control you.
I need to stress that. While it is so important to allow yourself to feel all kinds of emotions, we also don’t need them to control our every thought, action, and word.
A process in healing and overcoming anything that is difficult, tasking, emotional, or painful to go through is the step of acknowledgement. Allow yourself the liberty to cry. Let it be therapeutic for you. Give yourself the chance to let out the bottled emotions that are festering inside of you. Let go of the heavy pain and sting of sadness be released through your tears.
And then, once you’ve given yourself this moment to let your walls down and valnurably acknowledge your emotions, pick yourself back up again.
You have the power, strength, and capacity to treat your body and your emotions with the respect they deserve. And you are strong. You can overcome whatever it is that is weighing you down. Don’t let it rule your life. Pay attention to what your feeling and recognize it for what it’s worth.
And above all, come out of the situation stronger.
I believe in you angel. I love you with all my heart and soul. I hope you know that you have so much power and strength invested within you.
Stay strong and stay happy.
I love you.