"When we are under pressure we let all the negative words, failures, and mistakes from our past run rampant in our minds, allowing them to tell us we are not good enough, not strong enough, not worthy enough. They come forward in moments of fear as “what if’s” and “should haves.”
"Aside from a long list of answers that weren’t actually my own, there was one I avoided hearing and accepting."
Everything stacks up and feels too hard to accomplish. Too difficult a task to tackle. You feel like you are trying to climb a mountain and every step you take causes you to slide down farther and farther away from the top. If only you could just get a grip.
Heart thundering Breath catching Head floating Vision blurred The world upside down Night is day and day is night Stuttering Tripping Can't get a grip Sky below, earth above Nothing makes sense, Except your kiss
Her wisdom and strength something they feared,Her spirit and flame contagious amongst the rest.
If you can't, don't, or won't stick to your goals, plans and visions, you won't succeed and you can't expect anyone else to commit to your ideas either.
Like a broken compass searching due north, she sought love in the wrong direction
His death sent me into a wicked spiral of guilt and self-loathing. Resentment for my career grew as my heart ached over missed opportunities. Never in my life have I wanted to turn back the clock so badly.
I was so afraid to allow anyone in for so long and somehow he not only made his way through the walls I built, he did so without my realizing it.