“Instead of constantly rushing towards the future or dwelling on the past, patience allows us to savor the richness of the present. It helps us appreciate the journey rather than fixating solely on the destination.”
But there are people who cannot let go of their pasts. Some still beat themselves over their past mistakes. Some still resents themselves for doing what they had to do in order to survive. The past is crippling, indeed.
Your worth is not contingent upon external achievements, possessions, or societal expectations. You can stop this endless pursuit of validation.
“I know you tell yourself things that you would not dare say to anyone for fear of hurting them. So why do you keep doing it?”
“I often told them that they can thrive at their own pace and that it was okay not to be in sync with everyone else. It was true but what makes it funny was that I know perfectly well that had I been in their place, I would not have taken my advice.”
“Thousands of unsaid thoughts were piling up, weighing us down bit by bit until it all became too heavy of a burden to bear. How did we let these little things get in our way? How did we not conquer them all when we used to be so great of a team?”
Have you ever taken a minute to stop and admire the way your mind works? How one thought could spark a million more.
When you see me shrinking away from everyone including you and you assume that I must find you repulsive, believe me when I say that it wasn’t like that. No. It wasn’t like that. Far from it, as a matter of fact.