To The One With Anxiety, You Did Good Today
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To The One With Anxiety, You Did Good Today

You did it. One more day in the bag.


You did it. You went to work. You went to all of your classes today. You turned in that assignment. You cleaned your room. You made that appointment. You woke up early. You woke up on time. You returned phone calls.

You did it. One more day in the bag.

I know how you feel so well, you aren't alone. I wish that you could see the progress you're making from the outside. Sometimes your lens can be foggy, but that's okay. Don't lose sight because it will clear.

It can be easy to fall into the trap of comparing. Most of the time this is what I do - if they can do simple things like that, why can't I? What's wrong with me? Get yourself together.

The truth is it's okay to not be okay. But you can't give in. You have to fight because the world only has one of you. Don't deprive it of that because it's a gift. One you deserve to share in whatever way that is. It can't be replicated through anyone else.

I know that you're exhausted. I know how stressed you are. Sometimes everything feels like a battle; how can you amount to anything when getting out of bed feels impossible? I know how much you're hurting but you can't submit. Fight it. You were made for so much more.

Everyone has those days - sometimes you wake up and it's harder. You can feel it. It's going to be one of those days and you don't feel like you can take it. You can't see it, but I promise you can. Just be strong enough to get up and see it for yourself.

And we aren't perfect, of course we fail. That's okay. Sometimes the thoughts are too strong and we crumble a little. But you can't let that end it there, it's just one bump in the road.

Your job doesn't define you. Money. Your to-do lists. Grades. Other people. Your worth is up to you. Trust that you are enough because you are, sometimes things just get harder.

Be proud of little things, big things, all things! Maybe they aren't a big deal to some people but look at your circumstances. It is a big deal to look these harmful thoughts in the face and defy them. Just by getting up and doing it, you're winning. You can't lose if you continue forward. I can't promise it will be easy. I don't want to pretend it's as easy as saying "don't worry!"

Remember that everything you're doing is progress, even when you fail. No matter what each day brings it's only a testament to your strength and inspiration flows from that. The fact you tried is enough and tomorrow is a new day.

Failure doesn't define you so don't let it be discouraging. It's not synonymous with your value.

You are loved. You have value. You can do it.

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