I'm exhausted from trying to be stronger than I feel. I'm truly trying to forgive and let go. I'm tired of being afraid. I'm tired of crying. I know I'm enough. I just have to reiterate that dialogue internally and focus on the good.
Mental health stigma quote: I am the same person I was before you found out I have a mental disorder. Why do we treat people different when they have a mental illness than when they have any other illness?
Mental health stigma quote - Those who suffer from mental illness are stronger than you think. We must fight to go work, care for our families, be there for our friends, and act ‘normal’ while battling unimaginable pain.
"It just occurred to me that many people are actually afraid to heal because their entire identity is centered around the trauma they’ve experienced. They have no idea who they are outside of trauma and that unknown can be terrifying.
First time dealing with the barking cough...ugh, breaks my heart! Looked it up in my favorite Essential Life book, and made up this blend to help my little guy recover faster. 5 drops each Arborvitae, Wild Orange, Lemon, Douglas Fir, and Breathe. Top with FCO and shake. Apply to the throat, behind the ears, back of neck, and bottoms of feet. We are also diffusing Thyme, Marjoram, and Breathe, and taking him outside to breathe cool air.