Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Don’t Hide

This came to me in the middle of the night and I’m so happy I remembered it this morning. YEPPEE!

Do you notice that when we feel bad about ourselves we begin to withdraw? When we see ourselves as “less then” to a degree, we retreat into our caves. When we have a hint of depression, we run further into that dark place… Well STOP IT!

I’ve noticed that through the ages of time, disappointment has gone from an opportunity to make things better, to a complete death sentence. What do I mean? For example, if someone is overweight they are not included, they are taught to feel less then, and society makes sure that they are so discouraged that trying to loose weight is worse then staying overweight… Therefore these persons continue to isolate themselves further and further away.

Unfortunately we can not change our society overnight, but we CAN and WILL change our minds individually. If you have these thoughts about yourself change them. If you wear braces, are overweight, have acne, wear glasses, are single at age 40… whatever it is that makes you an INDIVDUAL…. Embrace it. Embrace YOU! Once you begin to love yourself, you can see who you really are and make changes as YOU SEE FIT.

Just my thoughts… MUAH, Be careful out there it’s getting icky!

10 comments:

  1. Kathy Bailey MeyersFebruary 1, 2011 at 8:32 AM

    We think its so much easier to change another person,but truth,we only can change ourselves,for the better,starting now.

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  2. This is awesome! :o) Have a great day. I needed this girl! I do appreciate it.

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  3. As someone who has struggled with clinical depression since childhood, I can tell you that you are SPOT ON!! The only way I can escape it is to force myself to focus on others and their needs. Getting outside oneself is the only solace. Giving to and building up others affirms both the giver and receiver. It does not cure depression, but it certainly provides a meaningful, healthy escape from it.

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  4. @kathy,this is so true. @Shan, You have a GREAT DAY too. @TheRealRoro, YES! @bigdaddy, I am honored by your comment (all of you) and I know you will be cured of your depression. Congratulations on your success so far. When you have those "moments" just remember it ALWAYS passes! Know that it's just a feeling, not a permanent reality. MUAH

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  5. I love your video's and just found your blog. I do have one question. What does MUAH stand for?
    Vera

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  6. @McGlover -- Unfortunately, for many of us, it's not "just a feeling". Those of us with disorders that give us neurochemical imbalances experience depression's emotional and physical symptoms. Chemically based depression is similar to diabetes. It's a biochemical imbalance that causes a myriad of symptoms, and is generally only understood by those who live with it and those very close to them.

    Your comments didn't offend in any way. I'm all about educating folks on "the insider's perspective".

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  7. @Anonymous MUAH is my version of a KISS.:0) So MUAH. LOL
    @bigdaddy Thank you so much for that definition and further explanation of the depression disorder. I certainly wouldn't think that you would be offended by me saying I believe you can be healed from this... so I'm glad we're on one accord.
    All of your comments are GREATLY appreciated. PLEASE DON'T BE SHY. This is a place of Love and Acceptance.

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  8. I'm a gay Christian woman from South Africa who has basically gone through your whole blog in a day. It left me inspired and chuckling. Just what I needed to get me out of my funk!

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