When The Bad Days Get Worse..

When the bad days get worse, take it for what it is — do not try and shield others from what you’re feeling, that will only make you tired. Do not feel as though you are a burden, because when the bad days get worse, your friends and family want you to be nothing else but honest so they can do everything they can to make you feel better, to feel okay.

When the bad days get worse, you do not need anyone else to validate what you’re feeling, to tell you they believe you, you don’t have to give anyone a reason for feeling the way you do. You know yourself when you are okay and when you are not, you know when you are able to handle something and when you are not, you do not need anyone else’s confirmation. When the bad days get worse, you will have people who will not take you seriously, you will have people who will play the ‘my problems are bigger than yours..’ game, do not play along, do not let them invalidate your feelings.

When the bad days get worse do not be afraid to feel it, take it all in, do not try to swallow it down. You are allowed to cry, you are allowed to break down, it does not make you weak. Being able to accept your feelings for what they are, it makes you strong. But don’t get hooked on the negativity, because when the bad days get worse, you are going to have to pick yourself up, and brush off whatever you can and be there for yourself, try to find a reason to make a better day.

When they bad day get worse try to remember that life’s a gift, and it was given to you and the world would be so different without you. Sure the earth would keep spinning, the bird’s will still sing and sky will still be blue, but it would all seem so much more dull without you. You are so important to so many people, and as sick as you are of hearing it, everything will turn out okay, because when the bad days get worse, sometimes that’s all you really need to hear.

When the bad days get worse, don’t close down, don’t shut yourself in, I know it’s a cliche but there’s always a rainbow after the rain — let yourself experience the rainbow. Better yet, be the rainbow.

When the bad days get worse, remember how far you’ve come, and how much farther you have yet to go because these bad days – these worse days – will someday just be a speck on your timeline, a bump in the road, something you conquered.

So when the bad days get worse, feel it, recognize it, conquer it. You got this babes.

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