Instead of Fighting Try This

I used to be a fighter.

I used to beat myself up.

I used to defend myself when I felt like I was being wronged.

I used to explain myself when I needed to feel right or justified.

I used to hold on to what needed to be let go.

I used to be a fighter.

But then I learned

I didn’t have to defend myself

I didn’t have to explain myself

I didn’t have to stop what needed to happen

I didn’t have to fight.

I could accept.

I could accept that I felt overwhelm.

I could accept that I felt scared.

I could accept that I felt fear and anxiety.

I could accept the truth of the situation.

I could accept the hurt of seeing clearly.

Name it.

Then …. let it go.

And when I feel myself fighting the overwhelm, anxiety, and fear, I remember that instead of fighting I need to give in to the feeling- accept it as a part of whatever is going on with me in the moment- name whatever it is and once I name it – I can work with it.

What feelings do you just need to let yourself feel? Name them. Then, when they no longer need to be there, let them go.



Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Recent Posts

Leave a Comment