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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