“I’ve come to consider that caring for myself is just not self indulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival.” ~Audre Lorde
I’m a yr out after finishing chemo therapy for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and on my therapeutic journey. Most cancers is a nasty little factor and might rear its ugly head at any time once more. So, to reduce these recurrent probabilities and to really feel like I’m doing all that’s in my management, I’ve accepted that this therapeutic path can be for the remainder of my life.
I initially thought I’d be spending this primary yr rebuilding myself. And I’ve. …
It’s the start of a brand new yr, filled with promise and chance. Possibly you may have a superb feeling concerning the yr forward and massive plans to carry to life. Or possibly you’re popping out of one of many hardest years you’ve ever had, and also you’re simply hoping this yr will damage lower than final.
I’ve been in each conditions earlier than, as I think about all of us have. However irrespective of our distinctive conditions, a brand new yr usually brings a way of rebirth and hope. Hope that issues can change, or that we are able to change, or possibly that we are able to simply change how we see issues. So we are able to battle much less, get pleasure from extra, and present up extra usually because the folks we need to be.
With this in thoughts, I put collectively this assortment of quotes which may consolation, encourage, uplift, and encourage you. I hope these messages assist you to begin your day (and your yr!) feeling good about your self and what’s attainable.
About Lori Deschene
Lori Deschene is the founding father of Tiny Buddha. She’s additionally the writer of Tiny Buddha’s Gratitude Journal, Tiny Buddha’s Fear Journal, and Tiny Buddha’s Interior Energy Journal and co-founder of Recreate Your Life Story, a web-based course that helps you let go of the previous and reside a life you’re keen on. For day by day knowledge, be part of the Tiny Buddha listing right here. It’s also possible to observe Tiny Buddha on Fb, Twitter, and Instagram.