You do not owe anyone else anything. The only person you are obligated to is yourself. Deep breath. You can only control you. Take joy in that. You are not in charge of the actions of anyone, but you. That’s a beautiful relief and gift.
You are in control. Deep breath. Slow, even breath. You are in control. You control your actions. You control your thoughts. You control your feelings. You are in control. No one can take that from you. You are in control.
You control your steps. You control your actions. You control your thoughts. It’s easy to let other people speak into how you should feel or act. Act and feel however you need to. You are in control of you. You are in control.
Deep breath. It’s not your fault. You can only control yourself, your actions, your thoughts. It’s not your fault. You cannot control anyone else. It’s not your fault. It’s not your fault. It’s not your fault.
You are not the past. You are not your pains. You are not deep-set hurts. You are not the actions of others. You are beautiful and powerful and strong and doing spectacular things. Do not let the hurts of the past control you. Remember them. Learn from them. Grow from them. They do not define you. You are so much more than a year ago, a week ago, a day ago. You’re remarkable.
Hi, friend. Just checking in to give you some important reminders.
You are in control of your actions, and while some days your thoughts may do what they please, they are still yours.
You are worthy of love and kindness. Do not withhold it from yourself. It is okay to love yourself, to be kind to yourself.
You are valid. Your thoughts and feelings. Your person. You are valid.