its okay to not be okay

This Is For The Girl Like Me Who Doesn't Have It All Together

Does life just hit you so hard sometimes that the only thing you can do is sit back and laugh?

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There have been so many moments where I think I have my life together. Those moments soon show the truth… that is that I don't have my life together. In times like those, I like to sit back and laugh at myself. I laugh at the moments that I thought I was making a good decision and I laugh at the times where I cried over something so pointless. You see, I laugh a lot. But, I also worry a lot.

The truth is that we all have our moments. Sometimes life is overwhelming and if you are like me you hold all your emotions in until you can't hold them in anymore.

Everyone likes to put on the strong face… and if you know me you know that I always have a smile on my face, but that doesn't always mean that I am okay. And that's the truth; I'm not always okay. And as crazy as this may sound, it's okay to not be okay.

It's okay to not be okay and it is okay to not have everything together. You are you, even if you don't know who that is yet. There is always time to change, there is always time to be who you want to be.

You do not have to impress anyone, you can be whoever you want to be at any time you decide to be that person. You are in control of your own life and no one has any say in the decisions you make. It's never too late. Take a deep breath, be yourself, don't lose yourself, love yourself.

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