bottom is ground
Let’s talk about feeling down and low often. You are not weak. You are not escaping from reality. Asking you to cheer up is not an effective command, but a mere wish. You decide when you feel better again, when you can, when your body allows, only when your mind renews its will to. Lots of exercise alone is also a rubbish cure.
Forget about forced optimism: it’s toxic positivity. Folks putting on an act of cheerfulness cannot beat the sense of reality that you do face mountains, often unseen by crowds. Instead you are strong, because you have not given up forever, and laid down to sleep and not wake up. You are trying, one practical step after another, to keep going, to create meaning in another day, one more night, for yourself, for all you care so much for.
It is all right to be often tired, you might want to always be radiating energy. But one more worthwhile thing done, one more chore or job or cycle complete, it calls for a tiny celebration, even if it’s only your preferred, silent victory inside. Others may party loudly to trumpet their successes. Your voice clear inside yourself is more than enough.
You need not hasten towards any dark, negative, or end. There is a time and place for everything in life, and our final moments will definitely come upon us, exactly when they do. Until then, be at peace that you exist for your unique calling only you can fulfill, and even though you feel invisible, your presence influences everything, every other life profoundly. We thrive because you do.
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Trying to share with others about the gifts of neuro-diverse without much response or interest.
The mainstream world is so suspended in their own make-belief that it forgets about those that have migrated out.
I see the daily struggles alot clearer now.
Just beautiful <3