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26 things I tell myself when I’m struggling



            To my friend, who thinks no one understands…we understand.

  1. “This too shall pass.” (King Solomon)

  2. “There bad moments. But there are no bad days.”

  3. “Beyond this mountain is another mountain.” (Haitian Proverb)

  4. “Sometimes it’s okay to be selfish.”

  5. “Somewhere, someone has endured much worse.”

  6. “Look hard enough until you find something good.”

  7. “It’s not their fault.”

  8. “Be kind.”

  9. “Slow and steady wins the race.”

  10. “Simply yourself.”

  11. “Call your parents.”

  12. “Ask for help.”

  13. “You bring the weather.”

  14. “To find yourself you may need to get lost in something.”

  15. “Show a little faith, there’s magic in the night.” (Bruce Springsteen, Thunder Road)

  16. “This will not kill you.”

  17. “______ happened to me. Now what am I going to do about it?”

  18. “Let. It. Go.”

  19. “So it goes.” (Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five)

  20. “What you value is what you’re worth.”

  21. “You’re tougher than you think you are.”

  22. “They’re counting on you.”

  23. “It does hurt to listen.”

  24. “Before you inspire others, you have to inspire yourself.”

  25. “Accept things for what they are. Don’t imagine how great or how bad things might be.”

  26. “Forgive them. Forgive yourself.”

Be well,

Jay

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