These are brilliant life lessons. Not my post originally!
Having suffered from anxiety and depression for so long, I NEVER thought I’d make it to my 18th birthday. Suicide was always on my mind or I always thought that my father would end my life before it. But here I am! Healthy and feeling grateful to be alive.
So I thought I’d share with you 18 things I’ve learned in my 18 years of living:
Speak to yourself as you would speak to your best friend
When I recognised how horribly I was critiquing myself in my head constantly, it shocked me. I thought, if I’d never speak to my friends like that then why I would I speak to myself like that?
Rejection isn’t always personal
When I confessed to my crush that I liked him, he rejected me. Not because there was something wrong with me, but because he wanted to focus on his career instead of than love at this time…
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