You are Enough

I’ve been in a position of being (or rather feeling) ignored lately. ⠀
Not by all people but there have been messages sent with no response, posts in groups that have gone unnoticed, posts of my own that haven’t been either. ⠀

And I’ve noticed the old pattern of “I’m not good enough.” popping up every time. ⠀

I’m the past this could have sent me down a spiral of shame, blame and eventually (possibly) further down into a hole of depression and isolation. ⠀

This time what I’m doing instead is noticing the thought, feeling the feeling, accepting there’s a part of me still needing, still wanting approval and love from outside of myself AND laughing at myself! ⠀
Not in a mean way.⠀
Not in a nasty, bullying way. ⠀
Not in a snide, contemptuous way. ⠀
Rather in a light way.⠀
In an amused way.⠀
In a, “I’ve got your back, you silly girl.” way. ⠀
“My old enemy….self-doubt.” (said in Kung Fu Panda’s voice)⠀

And I’ve been reminding myself that I am enough, and I am enough exactly as I am. ⠀
I don’t need to be quieter. I don’t need to be louder. I don’t need to look a certain way. I don’t need to act a certain way. I don’t need to do more of anything. And I don’t need to be less of anything. I am enough exactly as I am, right now, flaws and all. ⠀

#theworldneedsyou ⠀

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