Lonely Blue Boy
Maybe you’re in your mid-20s, and you’re going through some tough mental health issues, and you’re feeling left out in life. Maybe you sometimes ask yourself if it’s too late for you to heal. To turn everything in your life around.
Some people who are younger than you have it all together. Sticking with your depression seems to make a lot of sense. You’ve learned so late about stuff. Maybe it’s your passion for writing poetry or painting or making music. You’ve learned that you’ve wasted years doing useless things. You’re now living a life filled with regrets, and I’m here to tell you that you’re not alone in feeling this way and that you are never too late to heal.
Everyone has made mistakes. Everyone has wasted years. Everyone has their own regrets. And you and I are late bloomers in passion and in healing. We don’t need to…
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Lonely Blue Boy
Dear human, it is already late. Where have you been? All the other flowers in the garden have already started blooming. But wait, hold on—do not despair. Do not be too quick to self-loathing, self-pity and self-hate. See this moment instead as an opportunity to see your most powerful blessing—the wisdom of knowing who you truly are at the root of all your patience and suffering. For it is in that moment when you truly know who you are can you then understand the courage it will take for you to bloom towards what you truly desire.
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I am trusting God.
- I am sleeping the right amount, my 8-9 hours a night.
- I am drinking more water.
- I am reading the Bible, my devotions, and self help books more.
- I am creating a skincare routine and an exercise routine for myself.
- I am making a conscious decision to care about what happens to me after a lifetime of putting everyone else first and leaving myself for last.
- I am slowly growing into the ultimate version of myself.
- I am making an effort to be more open and honest about my feelings. I am letting the real me run loose instead of playing pretend to the public.
- I am learning how to cope with my anger.
- I am taking baby steps away from my sadness.
- I am replacing negative thoughts with positive ones whenever possible.
- I am releasing the pain from my past to make room for happiness in my future.
- I am offering my loved ones my full attention.
- I am listening.
- I am looking others directly in the eyes.
- I am relearning how to communicate in an effective way.
- I am making the right decision instead of the most comfortable decision.
- I am taking care of my physical health.
- I am drifting from my comfort zone.
- I am making fewer complaints.
- I am criticizing my reflection less.
- I am learning to change the pieces of myself that are adjustable and appreciate the pieces I am unable to nudge.
I blog about my personal struggle with trichotillomania and bipolar disorder. I also discuss helpful strategies, reflections, and treatments.