HELP! I need somebody.

This is not a desperate cry for help. This is a blog full of deep thinking. Walk with me as we discuss how we cry for HELP.

Often when one feels overwhelmed we turn inwards. We look for what WE can do and what WE need to change. For example, and as I previously stated, I am a teacher with three additional side jobs, completing graduate classes, as well as a passionate yogi. When the woes of teaching demands get me down and I have hit my cap, I hear the dreaded words “how can I help?”.

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It is that we do not want help? No. It is that the weight on our shoulders often feels that it must be carried alone.

It is okay to feel overwhelmed at times. It is okay to have days or weeks where everything hits at once. It is okay to not be okay, but it is not okay for someone else to tell you how you “should” be handling it.

We are all entitled to our emotions and healthy coping strategies. If no one else has ever told you that, or you are used to hearing how you need to do more “Self care” then read up about how the corporate world expect “hobbies” to cure our metal and physical abuse.

https://lets-talk-about-hope.com/2020/10/29/im-a-hobby-girl-in-a-hobby-world/

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How Do You Define Success

So when I get the above question, from now I am saying that Success cannot be defined. We use the word success as if its a trophy. One that is always out of reach. We pin this word to other people hoping we could one day compare. Instead of all the synonyms like accomplishment of achievement, I plan to reframe this word as “content”. If we are happy or even content with our progress and our achievements, then we are successful.

What Doesn’t Kill You

Strength is more than mental resilience, but the courage to leap, knowing you will fall and it will suck, but you could be one step closer. As I embark on the infamous IVF journey, I hope to keep my HOPE strong, and share with you how my endometriosis, mindfulness, and strength will persevere.

Communal Healing- Acupuncture

Today I write with the most beautiful community I have found. There are doctors out there who care more for their patients than loading up the insurance charges to pocket as much as possible. I have discovered the world of community acupuncture and man, is it spirited.

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  • How Do You Define Success
    So when I get the above question, from now I am saying that Success cannot be defined. We use the word success as if its a trophy. One that is always out of reach. We pin this word to other people hoping we could one day compare. Instead of all the synonyms like accomplishment of achievement, I plan to reframe this word as “content”. If we are happy or even content with our progress and our achievements, then we are successful.
  • What Doesn’t Kill You
    Strength is more than mental resilience, but the courage to leap, knowing you will fall and it will suck, but you could be one step closer. As I embark on the infamous IVF journey, I hope to keep my HOPE strong, and share with you how my endometriosis, mindfulness, and strength will persevere.
  • Communal Healing- Acupuncture
    Today I write with the most beautiful community I have found. There are doctors out there who care more for their patients than loading up the insurance charges to pocket as much as possible. I have discovered the world of community acupuncture and man, is it spirited.
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