when that "shitty committee" in your head convenes

“Sometimes we think that to develop an open heart, to be truly loving and compassionate, means that we need to be passive, to allow others to abuse us, to smile and let anyone do what they want with us. Yet this is not what is meant by compassion. Quite the contrary. Compassion is not at all weak. It is the strength that arises out of seeing the true nature of suffering in the world. Compassion allows us to bear witness to that suffering, whether it is in ourselves or others, without fear. It allows us to name injustice without hesitation, and to act strongly, with all the skill at our disposal....Dalai Lama

“Sometimes we think that to develop an open heart, to be truly loving and compassionate, means that we need to be passive, to allow others to abuse us, to smile and let anyone do what they want with us. Yet this is not what is meant by compassion. Quite the contrary. Compassion is not at all weak. It is the strength that arises out of seeing the true nature of suffering in the world. Compassion allows us to bear witness to that suffering, whether it is in ourselves or others, without fear. It allows us to name injustice without hesitation, and to act strongly, with all the skill at our disposal….Dalai

Things you need to remember; 

  • – Don’t stress about being fixed because you’re not broken.
  • -Remember to remind yourself of your accomplishments. Tell yourself that you’re proud of yourself, even if you’re not.
  • – This is temporary. You won’t always feel like this.
  • -You are not alone.
  • -You are enough.
  • -You are important.
  • -You are worth it.
  • -You are strong.
  • -You are not a failure,
  • -Good people exist.
  • -Reaching out shows strength.
  • -Breathe.
  • -Don’t listen to the thoughts that are not helping you.
  • -Give yourself credit.
  • -Don’t be ashamed of your emotions, for the good or bad ones.
  • -Treat yourself the same way as you would treat a good friend.
  • -Focus on the things you can change.
  • -Let go of toxic people.
  • -You don’t need to hide, you’re allowed to feel the way you do.
  • -Try not to beat yourself up.
  • -Something is always happening, you don’t want to miss out on what’s going to happen next.
  • -You are not a bother.
  • -Your existence is more than your appearance.
  • -You are smart.
  • -You are loved.
  • -You are wanted.
  • -You are needed.
  • -Better days are coming.
  • -Just because your past is dark, doesn’t mean your future isn’t bright.
  • -You have more potential than you think.
  • – Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.

Please remember to look after yourself and know that you are more than worth it and you deserve to be happy. Keep smiling butterflies …..reposted from bangbangmermaid.tumblr.com…Oooft the best.

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