I see you. You are here in this place, in this moment, and you are going to be okay.
That’s what I wish that someone had said to me countless times when I was in the thick of it, trying to keep my head just above the water. Those times when I was trying to do it all, be it all, and barely hanging on. Those times when I felt like there was a heavy weight on my chest, my eye was twitching, and I couldn’t have anyone touch me or be in my space.
What I would have given for someone to see me, to recognize me, and to tell me that it’s going to be okay. What I would have given for someone to tell me that I didn’t have to do it all or be it all, that I could just be. Just be in this place, right now, right here, and that it would be okay.
Because it will be okay. You were given a gift this morning when you woke up and air filled your lungs. A gift. You were given another day to try again, to learn, to grow, to be you. And you don’t have to be anything more than you are right now, right here. You just have to be you.
I see you. You are going to be okay.