I have spent a lot of time in self-judgment over my tendencies. I've come to a place of acceptance over some, and am deciding to grow in others despite
I have spent a lot of time in self-judgment over my tendencies. I've come to a place of acceptance over some, and am deciding to grow in others despite fear/discomfort.
Keeping up with technological advancement, focus, organization, vulnerability = none of these come easily to me (in fact I find them wildly uncomfortable) but I'm choosing to embrace them (huggin' those demons within) and speak kindly to them instead of resisting them. Turns out they teach me a lot (as a shadow tells you about the shape of something when light hits it) and that helps me decide how to grow.
For a pretty long stretch, I kept my progress to myself because I don't want to rely on robots to live! I want my humanity to get strongerrrr. Plus it's been a reflex to process my scattered-ass thoughts in writing/doodles/art for so long, feels like sharing a burp or a sneeze. But maybe other folks could be going through the same things, and if sharing can help folks feel less alone then this hand-written compromise is worth a try. Gesundheit to all, and to all a good night!
For the Brave Souls: What are your demons' names? What are you afraid of and/or very bad at? What do you judge yourself for, and what potential for good can you see inside? What can you accept, and what would be healthy to let go of? Tell me in the comments if you're able and willing, flex that courage muscle
TL;DR: Love your enemies = befriend your demons. Turns out most of 'em are pretty cool when you get to know them, and even the darkest ones can point you to the light