This is your reminder that it’s absolutely okay to miss certain toxic relationships, your sick body, your drug of choice, or anything else that hurt.
In addition to focusing on all the work we need to get done, all the chores we still need to do, and all the people we need to reach out to, why not pay attention to the little things as well?
You can be the fastest runner, but in the end, you cannot out run your feelings because you can’t keep running forever.
Life doesn’t come with a trigger warning (nor should it), but many things on the internet do have a trigger warning. Don’t seek these things out when you’re feeling vulnerable. It’s a sure way to feel worse and potentially lead you to act on your feelings. That’s kind of the point of the warning…
The world is a scary and unpredictable place. Always has been, and most likely always will be. But it’s not up to you to carry the weight of the world. No one person can do that.
The absolute truth of the matter is that school will always be there. Your health comes first and that might mean taking off a semester or a year or 10 years. And in that time your interests might change and you’ll develop a new focus and a new drive. You may not finish “on time”, but you’ll finish when you’re ready.